News

Carolina Inequality Lab launches

Economic Mobility, Financial Inclusion

Inequality is back on the national agenda. Over the past decade, the growing gap between the haves and have-nots in health, economic opportunity, educational outcomes, and other areas has taken on greater urgency among advocates, researchers, and policymakers. While groups like Occupy Wall Street and political candidates across the ideological spectrum have made national economic inequality a central theme in their platforms, cities have also become important hubs of action … Continued

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When Saving Really Isn’t Saving and Why This Isn’t Bad

Debt & Credit, Financial Inclusion, Savings & Asset-Building

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts related to our work around housing and opportunity. To learn more about this project, check out the first blog post, the second blog post, the third blog post, the full report, the Executive Summary, or our interactive StoryMaps. The views and opinions expressed in the report and this blog post are those of the Center for Community Capital and do not necessarily reflect the views … Continued

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Announcing Public Use CAPS Data

Affordable Homeownership, Community Advantage Program

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 data provided by approximately 5,000 low- and moderate–income homeowners and renters during the period of 2003-2014. The UNC Center for Community Capital has overseen CAPS data collection with generous funding … Continued

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Weathering the Storm: Affordable Housing in New Orleans 12 Years after Katrina

Affordable Homeownership

This is the third in a series of blog posts related to our work around housing and opportunity. To learn more about this project, check out the first blog post, the second blog post, the full report, the Executive Summary, or our interactive StoryMaps. The views and opinions expressed in the report and this blog post are those of the Center for Community Capital and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of JPMorgan … Continued

Media Mentions

New Maps Show Access to Opportunity Isn’t Just Physical

Affordable Homeownership, Economic Mobility

NextCity features our multimedia, interactive “StoryMaps” with an article on June 6, 2018. See more in the full report, “Assessing and Promoting Opportunity in Low- and Moderate-Income Communities.”

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The Importance of Empathy

Affordable Homeownership, Economic Mobility, Financial Inclusion

This is the second in a series of blog posts related to our work around housing and opportunity. To learn more about this project, check out the first blog post, the full report, the Executive Summary, or our interactive StoryMaps. The views and opinions expressed in the report and this blog post are those of the Center for Community Capital and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of JPMorgan Chase & Co. … Continued

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Interactive, Multi-Media StoryMaps Showcase New Report

Affordable Homeownership, Economic Mobility, Financial Inclusion

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 out the new, user-friendly and compelling StoryMaps here (for San Francisco) and here (for New Orleans).     The StoryMaps feature research and findings from the Center’s recent report, Assessing … Continued

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Behind the Numbers: Access to Opportunity in Potrero Terrace and Annex

Affordable Homeownership, Economic Mobility

This is the first in a series of blog posts related to our work around housing and opportunity. To learn more about this project, check out the full report, the Executive Summary, our other blog posts, or our interactive StoryMaps. The views and opinions expressed in the report and this blog post are those of the Center for Community Capital and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of JPMorgan … Continued

Media Mentions

Progress Report Features Report on Latino Experience in Higher Ed

More Latinos are going to college than ever before but mounting college costs and a lower average family net worth mean that many of them are mortgaging their futures to get there.

Media Mentions

Latino Higher Ed Report in Los Angeles Publication “Hoy Los Angeles”

Spanish-language paper Hoy Los Angeles highlights the report “It Made the Sacrifices Worth It: The Latino Experience in Higher Education,” which was was released in April 2018 at the UnidosUS headquarters in Washington D.C.