Housing Partners with UNC School of Social Work

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student Alex Lombardi had an aha moment shortly after she began working as an intern for the Housing Department.

Public housing neighborhoods in Chapel Hill are surrounded by student housing. But the communities and residents don’t really mix.

“In Chapel Hill, public housing is so well integrated, that many students are unaware,” she said. “When you’re a student you’re in a sort of bubble.”

Now Lombardi wants to get to know her neighbors – and it’s because of where she works. She is the first student from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work in a new field instruction course based at the Town of Chapel Hill Housing Department.

Read more.

Town In News 7/6/17

Post Date:07/06/2017 2:12 PM


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Task Force Releases Report on American Legion Property in Chapel Hill (Chapelboro.com)

A new report on redevelopment options for property once owned by the American Legion in Chapel Hill is putting public opinion at the forefront of design discussions. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/development/task-force-releases-report-american-legion-property-chapel-hill


Rideshare Service for Kids Now Available in Chapel Hill and Durham (Chapelboro.com)

There is no question that parents are busy these days. With both parents working full-time jobs, finding a way to shuttle your kids from one after school activity to the next can seem impossible. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/town-square/rideshare-service-kids-now-chapel-hill-durham


Chapel Hill Residential Parking Permits Expire This Month (Chapelboro.com)

Parking permits for Chapel Hill residential parking districts are scheduled to expire on July 31st. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/chapel-hill-residential-parking-permits-expire-month


Chapel Hill Reverses Course, Calls Special Meeting to Consider Brunch Bill (Chapelboro.com)

Chapel Hill appears to have had a change of heart about waiting to opt in to the recently passed Brunch Bill. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-reverses-course-calls-special-meeting-consider-brunch-bill


Carraway Village building a lifestyle on Chapel Hill’s northern edge (The Herald-Sun)

The foundation is being laid on Eubanks Road for a $100 million-plus community that will transform the town’s semi-rural northern border and attract visitors from across the region. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article159286724.html


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