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.
Free On-Street Parking at Carolina Square
Nineteen parking spaces were opened this week with the completion of the sidewalk in front of the Carolina Square project on West Franklin Street. From now until December, those spots are free for up to three hours.
The Town of Chapel Hill will install new on-street parking meters town-wide in December. At that time, these 19 spaces will be metered and charged the standard on-street rate.
For more information about parking in Chapel Hill, visit parkonthehill.com.
For questions, please contact the Parking Services Department at 919-968-2760.
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