Center for Housing and Community Engagement


Crunching data and mending neighborhoods

Verna Torain has lived in east Greensboro’s Cottage Grove neighborhood for more than 25 years. When she first moved to …Read More

Enhancing Quality of Life In Southern Appalachia

In 2016, The Hinton Rural Life Center in Hayesville, NC, in partnership with a number of community organizations, engaged in …Read More


IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES: Vacant and abandoned properties are often indicative of economic distress and disinvestment in a neighborhood. Their existence presents …Read More

UNCG Habitat Club

      The Habitat for Humanity Club participated in a build event Saturday, January 21st assisting in prepping roof trusses for …Read More

Who owns the ghetto in High Point?

“Stephen Sills, the lead researcher of the UNCG study and director of the Center for Housing and Community Studies, likens …Read More

UNCG Habitat for Humanity Chapter: Build Event

The UNCG Habitat for Humanity Chapter hosted a build event last Saturday, December 3rd. The build projects are essential pieces …Read More

Food for the greater community

Trying to make sure everyone in our community has access to quality food is no small task. But a multidisciplinary …Read More

#Yes4AffordableHousing – Veterans

Shanna Reece from The Servant Center discusses the need for safe and affordable housing for veterans in Greensboro.

#Yes4AffordableHousing – Habitat for Humanity

Dr. Maria Hanlin, with the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro, discusses the housing crisis in Greensboro and the need …Read More

#Yes4AffordableHousing – Aging In Place

Gene Brown with Community Housing Solutions discusses the community benefits of investing in safe homes for aging in place.