Preliminary Findings of Water Quality Sampling

Our High Point Water Quality Study is still on-going. Some preliminary results point to a few possible contaminants: While 4% of homes were in the high range for lead, 31% of homes showed some level of lead contamination. Lead at any level is harmful for children. Chromium was found to be higher than the “safe” level of 1 ppm in 57% of homes. Nitrates were found at a higher than safe...

PT Environmental Educator

The Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) is seeking a motivated and experienced environmental educator for our community engaged storm water project in Greensboro beginning in November. This multi-year position will be tasked with developing and implementing an environmental education program for an after-school program, planning and organizing 3-4 clean-up days in the neighborhood, and...

Hiring – Evaluation Specialist

Evaluation position at UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies Needs assessments, program evaluations, asset based community development and community action plans… we have so many exciting projects across so many content areas. We are looking for someone with excellent quantitative skills, solid report writing, and proven grant writing experience. The CHCS evaluation specialist will...

Congratulations Tenant Leaders!

Congratulations to the inaugural class of the Tenant Leadership Academy. These eight community members have successfully completed 25 hrs of workshops and training related to housing issues, healthy homes, legal rights of tenants, leadership skills building, and organizing methods. ...

Eviction – Writs of Possession

According to civil processing data of the last 7 years from the Guilford County Sheriff’s Department, nearly 5000 households were locked out of their units due to eviction every year.