Carolina Planning celebrates the life’s work of David Godschalk

David Godschalk

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of David Godschalk on January 27, 2018. Affiliated with the City and Regional Planning Department at UNC Chapel Hill for nearly 40 years, Dr. Godsc … Continued

Connecting communities to water in India (IAH podcast)

Meenu Tewari

IAH Faculty Fellow Meenu Tewari discusses her research on connecting communities to water in India.

Lessons from the American Underground

Nichola Lowe

Technology entrepreneurship is rarely uttered in the same breath with terms like racial diversity or socioeconomic inclusion. Diversity, inclusion, and tech are shaping economic and workforce developm … Continued

CSCRS Profile: Noreen McDonald

Noreen McDonald

Carolina Planning Chair and Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS), Associate Director Noreen McDonald is featured in the latest CSCRS newsletter. The CSCRS is an integrated national sa … Continued

A Place Called Home

Dr. Quercia book cover

Roberto Quercia, director of UNC’s Center for Community Capital (CCC), and former CCC Researchers Kim Manturuk and Mark R. Lindblad recently authored A Place Called Home, the first book fully dedicate … Continued

Extreme Housing Conditions

Map of North Carolina

Many North Carolina communities are experiencing an affordable housing crisis, which is particularly severe for those who rent. This report examines severe housing cost burden, overcrowding and substa … Continued

Gaining a Community’s Trust

Danielle Spurlock teaching

The revitalization of Old East Durham has resulted in a dramatic increase in property values over the last 10 years. What does this growth mean for housing affordability, equity, and environmental qua … Continued

In the Shadow of Ferguson

Map of St. Loius

“In the Shadow of Ferguson” personifies the socio-historical-political processes that institutionalized racism and inequality, documenting 100 years of critical events relating to housing in Ferguson, … Continued

Monitoring Irregular Settlements

Settlement Buildings

A third of urban population around the world live in irregular settlements. Yet we know little about where these settlements are and how they function.