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.

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Town In News 7/20/17

Post Date:07/20/2017 3:49 PM


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Chapel Hill Officials Consider New Purpose for Old Town Hall (Chapelboro.com)

The old town hall in Chapel Hill has hosted the homeless for years, but municipal officials are mulling over plans to repurpose the historic building. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/development/chapel-hill-officials-consider-new-purpose-old-town-hall


Two Residents Treated for Smoke Inhalation After Fire in Meadowmont (Chapelboro.com)

The Chapel Hill fire department responded to a residential kitchen fire at Meadowmont on Monday at 8:04 PM. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/fire/two-residents-treated-smoke-inhalation-fire-meadowmont


Chapel Hill Police Seeking Information on Three Armed Robbery Suspects (Chapelboro.com)

Chapel Hill Police are asking for public assistance locating three suspects involved in an armed robbery of a local convenience store. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/crime/chapel-hill-police-seeking-information-three-armed-robbery-suspects


July 17 Proclaimed “Ron Stutts Day” in Chapel Hill (Chapelboro.com)

The Town of Chapel Hill has officially proclaimed Monday, July 17, as “Ron Stutts Day”. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/july-17-proclaimed-ron-stutts-day-in-chapel-hill


Water Pipe Replacement on Hillsborough St (Chapelboro.com)

Routine maintenance on sewer pipes on Hillsborough St. will begin today. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/water-pipe-replacement-hillsborough-st


Chapel Hill Police Issue Alert as Unlawful Vehicle Entry Reports Mount (Chapelboro.com)

Larceny-theft rates are increasing along with average daily temperatures in Chapel Hill as thieves take advantage of summertime complacency among vehicle owners. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/crime/chapel-hill-police-issue-alert-unlawful-vehicle-entry-reports-mount


One Treated After Chapel Hill Residential Fire (Chapelboro.com)

One resident was treated for smoke inhalation after a structure fire Sunday afternoon in Chapel Hill. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/fire/one-treated-chapel-hill-residential-fire


Bank Robbery At PNC Bank Downtown (Chapelboro.com)

Chapel Hill Police are seeking your help as they investigate a bank robbery at the PNC Bank at 101 E. Rosemary Street on Friday afternoon. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/crime/bank-robbery-pnc-bank-downtown


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