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*CURS Updates are no longer in print, but you can find out about the latest CURS news in our e-newsletter.

  • Summer 2013

    – The Nation’s Home Foreclosure Crisis: There is a Solution
    – Memory and Mobility: Place, Race, and Remembrance in America’s Historic Black Towns
    – $aveNYC Program Shows Promise as Asset-Building Tool for Low- and Moderate-Income Households

  • Winter 2012

    -The Program on Chinese Cities: An Urban and Regional Planning and Management Consortium with Peking University
    -Government Structure and the Challenge to Urban and Regional Planning in China
    -Innovations in Public Housing Management: Lessons from the CHA’s Moving to Work Program

  • Summer 2011

    -Evaluation of Safe Routes to School Programs
    -Reducing Racial Wealth Disparities in North Carolina
    -Impact Fees & Housing Affordability

  • Fall 2010

    -A Long Way from Home: The Impacts of a Limited Supply of Workforce Housing in the Asheville Metropolitan Area
    -Natural Hazard Mitigation: How New Urban Developments Compare to Conventional Low-Density Developments When Disaster Strikes
    -The Geographical Consequences of the End-of-Quota Constrained Trade in the Global Apparel Industry

  • Spring 2010

    -Air Quality Improvement Through Land-Use and Transportation Strategies
    -Does the Wealth of Cities Matter?
    -Travel Behavior, Residential Preference, and Urban Design

  • Fall 2009

    -Weatherization, Rehabilitation and Asset Preservation (WRAP) Program: An Evaluation
    -When Biking and Walking are Better for Kids, Why do Parents Drive Children to School?
    -Are North Carolina Schools Safe from Environmental and Industrial Hazards?

  • Winter 2009

    -CURS Hosts 50th Anniversary Sea Level Rise Symposium
    -Community Development Financial Institutions and the Segmentation of Underserved Markets
    -Stepping Stone or Stumbling Block? An In-Depth Examination of American Household Indebtedness

  • Spring 2008

    -The Bold and the Bankable: How the Nuestro Barrio Soap Opera Delivers Financial Education to Latino Immigrants
    -School Siting in Suburban Areas: The Role of State and Local Land-Use Policies and Practices
    -Workforce Housing Needs in Brunswick County, North Carolina

  • November 2007

    -BioWork and Life Science Workforce Development
    -The New Orleans Recovery Initiative (NORI): UNC-Chapel Hill Participates in Rebuilding New Orleans
    -An Emergency Preparedness Demonstration Project: Promoting Disaster Resiliency in Disadvantaged Communities

  • March 2007

    -Intergovernmental Collaboration on School Facility Siting
    -Preliminary Community Impact Assessment: Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and Modular Force Transformation
    -Neighborhood Evaluations in Norfolk, Virginia

  • June 2006

    -Moving Repetitively Flooded Homes Out of Harm’s Way
    -Enabling the Next Generation of Hazard Researchers

  • October 2005

    -Expanding High-Speed Internet Connectivity in Distressed Urban Areas
    -The Connection Between Land Use and Transportation in Land-Use Plans
    -Siting Schools: Advancing Inter-Jurisdictional Collaboration to Meet Demand for Schools

  • March 2005

    -Geographic Accessibility of Health Care in Rural Areas
    -Juvenile Structured Day and Alternative Learning Programs: Impact and Process Study
    -The Impact of Rehabilitation Codes on Building Rehabilitation in NJ

  • March 2004

    -Out of Harm’s Way? Implementing Floodplain Land Acquisition Programs in Urban Localities
    -Effective Practices in Post-purchase Foreclosure Prevention and Sustainable Homeownership Programs
    -Good Schools, Good Neighborhoods

  • May 2003

    -The Impacts of Growth and Sprawl in North Carolina
    -Low Income Families Building Assets: Individual Development Account (IDA) Programs, Lessons and Best Practices

  • July 2002

    -Housing Assistance and Economic Self-Sufficiency
    -Greening Development to Protect Watersheds: Is New Urbanism the Answer?

  • December 2001

    -Crimes Against Latinos in North Carolina
    -New Challenges for Community Development Corporations

  • May 2001

    -Identifying Neighborhood Thresholds: An Empirical Exploration
    -Making Sustainability Work: Am Examination of the New Zealand Experience
    -Injury Severity in Multi-Vehicle Rear-End Crashes
    -Reinventing South Square Mall

  • August 2000

    -Study Highlights Elements of Effective Law Enforcement Domestic Violence Units in North Carolina
    -Impacts and Opportunities of an Air Cargo Hub

  • January 2000

    -Helping Families Build Assets: The Implementation of Individual Development Accounts in North Carolina
    -Assisting Eastern NC after Hurricanes Floyd and Irene
    -What Should a Good Local Development Contain?

  • May 1999

    -Improving Grades and Deterring Delinquency: How After School Programs Help Students
    -Assisted Housing and Neighborhood Racial Transition
    -The Impacts of Regional Out-Migration on Job Openings

  • November 1998

    -The Sustainability of Nonprofit Housing Developments: An Analysis of the Maxwell Award Winners
    -Coastal Hazard Mitigation Report Published
    -The Value of Employer-Sponsored Child Care

  • May 1998

    -Development Banking in Low-wealth and Minority Communities: The Roles of Community Development Credit Unions with Emphasis on Commercial Lending
    -Reducing Farmworkers’ Exposure to Agricultural Chemicals

  • August 1997

    -Natural Hazard Mitigation as a Sustainable Development Tool

  • March 1997

    -Community Oriented Policing in North Carolina

  • August 1996

    -Fair Housing Challenges in North Carolina
    -Helping to Provide Home Ownership Opportunities