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 7/13/17

Post Date:07/13/2017 3:41 PM


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Chapel Hill businessman helps bring alcohol to Sunday brunch (The Herald-Sun)

A local Brunch Bill rule will not only let more people drink at Sunday brunch, but create jobs and more tax money for the town, a local restaurateur said. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article160662824.html


Chapel Hill Frees The Mimosa (Chapelboro.com)

One week after Carrboro and Raleigh changed their policies, Chapel Hill followed suit – and freed the mimosa. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-frees-mimosa


Chapel Hill approves partial brunch bill (ABC 11)

The town of Chapel Hill has approved 10 a.m. alcohol sales on Sunday for restaurants, but has deferred action on store sales until the fall. Read more: http://abc11.com/food/chapel-hill-approves-partial-brunch-bill-/2203231/


Chapel Hill Officials Vote on Approval Process for Amity Station Development (Chapelboro.com)

Town officials in Chapel Hill are mulling over the most appropriate approval process for a plan that would put an apartment complex on West Rosemary Street. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/development/chapel-hill-officials-vote-approval-process-amity-station-development


“Brunch Bill” To Impact More Than Brunch (Chapelboro.com)

Chapel Hill Town Council will discuss the legislation that has been coined the “brunch-bill” in a special session next Monday, but according to the President of the Distillery association of North Carolina and Chairman of the Licensed Beverage Committee for the North Carolina restaurant Association Scott Maitland, this bill’s impact will far surpass earlier alcohol sales on Sunday. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/business/brunch-bill-to-impact-more-than-brunch


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