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Housing Hangout – Lead Safe Housing, Weatherization, & Repairs

Substandard and hazardous housing conditions are an ongoing issue in Guilford County where more than 5,800 homes lack complete kitchens, over 3,100 have no plumbing, and more than twenty census tracks are designated as having ‘high’ risk of lead exposure due to the age of the housing stock. Many residents face the impact of unaddressed housing conditions as a result of the high cost...

Evicted from Opportunity

27 million people in the U.S. were evicted from their homes in 2015. Eviction is a phenomenon that harms individuals, families, and entire communities, and it’s associated with negative outcomes such as gentrification, the reproduction of poverty, and increasing rent. In addressing this issue, the Center for Housing and Community Studies is pursuing research examining how eviction,...