Winter 2015 Newsletter

February 10, 2015

A new CURS report examines Moving to Work, a program that allows participating public housing authorities to bypass certain HUD regulations and simplify their accounting, granting them the latitude to test new ideas to provide decent, affordable housing to low- and moderate-income … Continued

CURS Director Bill Rohe in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

February 9, 2015

February 9, 2015 Bill Rohe, director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies, was quoted today in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article “Charlotte’s strength lies at its core,” which is part of a series comparing metro Atlanta’s recovery to that of … Continued

CURS Researchers Meet with Rep. David Price on Public Housing

February 5, 2015

Dr. Michael Webb and Kirstin Frescoln met with Congressman David Price and his staffers on Wednesday, February 4th to discuss CURS’ recent report Innovation In Public Housing: The Moving to Work Demonstration. Rep. Price has recently become the ranking Democrat on the House’s … Continued

CURS Director Bill Rohe on WUNC’s The State of Things

February 3, 2015

February 3, 2015 CURS Director Bill Rohe was a guest on WUNC’s The State of Things today to discuss why North Carolinians struggle to find affordable housing. Click to listen! In his conversation with host Frank Stasio, Rohe discussed the results … Continued

Michael Webb Gives Urban Revitalization Talk at UNC Greensboro

February 3, 2015

CURS Research Associate Michael Webb took on the topic of urban revitalization in a talk at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in early February. Read an article in the UNCG student newspaper about Webb’s talk focusing on the King-Lincoln neighborhood of Columbus, … Continued