Confronting the Dark Side of “Smart Cities”

March 26, 2015

April 8, 2015 Confronting the Dark Side of “Smart Cities” Torin Monahan, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and 2014-2015 Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies Under the banner of “smart cities,” regional governments around the world are … Continued

Michael Webb Awarded AAG Research Grant

March 19, 2015

  Dr. Michael Webb, research associate at CURS, has been awarded a $500 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Research Grant to support fieldwork in conjunction with CURS’ evaluation of the Charlotte Housing Authority’s Moving Forward program. His study “Displacement, Revitalization, … Continued

Housing Choice Voucher Survey Released by CURS

March 3, 2015

March 3, 2015 The federal Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, also known as Section 8, allows low-income households to find their own modestly-priced rental housing on the private market as an alternative to living in public housing developments. Researchers at … Continued