Housing Opportunity Finder

December 9, 2019

The Problem: Nationwide, many of the 2.2 million families with Section 8 vouchers struggle to find affordable housing, especially in high-opportunity neighborhoods with low crime, good schools, and access to jobs. In Durham County, the average voucher family spends 120 … Continued

A summer at Fehr & Peers in Los Angeles

December 9, 2019

As a Master’s Student studying transportation planning, I was fortunate to intern at Fehr & Peers Transportation Consultants in Los Angeles, California this summer. It was a jam-packed three months of learning, exploring, and new experiences. The commute alone exposed … Continued

Opposition to Housing in a Suburban County

October 28, 2019

“Zoning outcomes do focus on reduction of harm to property owners, but more often serve as vehicles for the preservation and even elevation of homeowners’ wealth by charging developers with producing the highest quality product that they can market,” says … Continued

Come Plan With Us

September 12, 2019

We are looking for mentors for our Peer Application Support Service program.

State of the Department Social

September 9, 2019

Thank you to everyone that attended our “State of the Department” social. It was a great opportunity to get together for a quick update on the department’s goals, meet new faculty faces, and learn about our student organizations. Plus, cake! … Continued

Making economies work for all

September 6, 2019

Nichola Lowe is a professor in the Department of City & Regional Planning within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research unpacks the processes and practices that contribute to more equitable forms of regional economic development and labor … Continued