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Winter 2021 Newsletter

February 2, 2021

In this issue… Orange County HOME Consortium Analysis Released Debt, Doubt and Dreams: Understanding the Latino College Completion Gap CURS Researchers Examine Labor-Force Participation Among Public Housing Residents Gearing Up: New Report Details How 51 Manufacturing Extension Partnership Centers Across … Continued

Orange County HOME Consortium Analysis Released

January 6, 2021

In 2020, the Orange County HOME Consortium—comprising the towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough, in addition to Orange County—released the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, a report by UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies Research Director … Continued

Housing Opportunity Finder Website Launched

March 25, 2020

The UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) is proud to announce the launch of the Housing Opportunity Finder website. Funded by a C. Felix Harvey Award given to CURS researchers Bill Rohe and Michael Webb, HousingOpportunityFinder.com is an … Continued

Calling It Home: Latino Rental Housing Affordability

November 26, 2019

Homeownership has long been a cornerstone of the American Dream for countless Americans, including Latinos. However, since the Great Recession of 2008, homeownership remains out of reach for many Latinos, leaving numerous families in the rental housing market. In 2007, … Continued