UNC Greensboro

Focus Group Participants Needed $25

The Center for Housing and Community Studies is looking for focus group participants to review an app created by Greensboro AHEC that aims to help health providers, citizens, and first responders access information about drug treatment options in their area. The focus group discussion will take place on March 27 … Continued

Partnering to Improve Existing Affordable Housing

Much of the focus on addressing affordable housing issue is on building more affordable housing – and rightly so, given the rapid population growth, uneven prosperity, and competitive housing market in our region. However, many communities, urban and rural, have existing housing that is affordable to low- and moderate-income families, … Continued

CHCS Quality of Life Explorer

Still in beta, and many edits to make, but UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies is working on a public data mapping tool (based on the Charlotte Quality of Life Explorer – Created by Mecklenburg County, the City of Charlotte, and UNCC  with Source code on Github). This tool will display community indicators in … Continued

Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnership for Success Grantee Training

UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies recently hosted a two-day training (see Training Program here) on how to use data to inform local coalitions regarding behavioral health disparities in the prevention of opiate prescription misuse.  This came as part of our technical assistance to 13 rural counties in NC struggling with … Continued