December 2020

Action by Congress Critical to Prevent Housing Market Crisis

The Hill (Opinion) December 4, 2020 There are more than 13 million small rental properties across the country, representing about 30 percent of the total rental housing stock. A key deadline is approaching when both a national eviction moratorium and CARES Act unemployment benefits expire. Without Congressional action,...

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Can We Begin to Close the Urban/Rural Divide in 2021?

NC Spin December 3, 2020 A century ago, rural areas and small towns dominated the state’s economy, with tobacco, textiles, and furniture – “the Big Three” – accounting for North Carolina’s prosperity. Emerging industries from pharmaceuticals and fintech to high-end professional services later drew capital and people...

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