What @sog_ced is reading online: October 2017

Published for Community and Economic Development (CED) on October 31, 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:

Charlotte, like other North Carolina cities, is using city-owned property to develop affordable housing: http://bit.ly/2hMAOja 

WRAL’s analysis of One North Carolina Fund and JDIG business recruitment economic development incentives. http://bit.ly/2yzA05i 

Other CED items:

New working paper provides a comprehensive review of inclusionary housing programs and policies – 1,379 total – across the US aimed at creating more affordable housing: http://bit.ly/2hLoLTa

Do larger cities adapt better than small metros to economic disruption from automation and trade? http://nyti.ms/2g0Zct8 

NY Times article highlights creative adaptive reuse projects in northeast US, including a converted prison: http://nyti.ms/2xyo7LD

Low-income Americans aren’t moving to high-opportunity areas as often as in the past. Are housing costs one reason? http://theatln.tc/2iePC6N

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” https://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-online-september-2017/

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

Topics - Local and State Government