Announcing Public Use CAPS Data

July 6, 2018

The Center for Community Capital is thrilled to announce the launch of a de-identified, public use version of the Community Advantage Panel Survey (CAPS). This survey, the basis of much of the Center’s research over the past decade, comprises 11 years of panel survey … Continued

Interactive, Multi-Media StoryMaps Showcase New Report

June 5, 2018

The UNC Center for Community Capital is excited to announce the release of an interactive, multimedia overview of the intersection between housing and opportunity in both the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco and the Gentilly area of New Orleans. Check … Continued

CCC Hosts Convening on #HousingFinCap

November 28, 2017

In November, the Center for Community Capital hosted a convening for field partners working to integrate financial capability work with affordable housing, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, and Prosperity Now. The convening was meant to help field partners learn … Continued

CCC Research Featured in Symposium on Community Reinvestment Act

August 23, 2017

Center Director Roberto Quercia and Senior Economist Sarah Riley were featured this month in a special Cityscape symposium, edited by Carolina Reid, on the Community Reinvestment Act. The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), passed by Congress in 1977, requires commercial banks and savings institutions to help meet the credit … Continued

MAGIC Mojo: Leveraging Impulsivity to Encourage Saving

July 20, 2015

Nearly all consumers make occasional impulse purchases and, generally speaking, enjoy doing so. While saving money may also be enjoyable, that enjoyment may be delayed, often far into the future, when savings are needed or used. Developers of a pilot … Continued