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What @sog_ced is reading online: November 2017

Published for Community and Economic Development (CED) on November 30, 2017.

The following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

Raleigh and Charlotte are among the top 5 cities in United States with the fastest-growing incomes, according to a new study:

370 acres added to now 1900-acre Greensboro-Randolph County Megasite: 

CBS news reports that 10,000 evictions have been filed in Durham, North Carolina since 2016.

Other CED items:

Impact investing post describes distinctions between mission-related investments (MRI) & program-related investments (PRI):

Report looks at evictions and rental insecurity – found 1 in 5 renters recently struggled to pay rent.

Carsey School reports that concentrated poverty increased in both rural and urban areas since 2000s, reversal from 1990s. 

What factors should go into a matrix of “opportunity?” How should those factors be weighted and mapped?

Novogradac’s assessment of the community economic development impacts of tax reform bills: Senate:  and House: 

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….”

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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