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Working for a Living Wage 

Nearly half of Americans, do not earn a living wage, which can be defined as the income necessary for a person or family to not only meet their basic needs, … Continued




Missing Middle Model to Ease Housing Shortage in Triangle Region

The Triangle region has seen housing and apartment prices rise dramatically. The main strategy municipalities are using to address these issues is the Missing Middle Model for housing, which can … Continued




Regional Approaches Attract Big Business to North Carolina 

Rather than pitting municipalities against each other, competing for jobs created and tax base gains from corporate investments, successful regional efforts promote the broader region based on recognition that neighboring … Continued




Working for a Living Wage

  Forsyth & Wayne Counties A study finds 44% of U.S. workers are employed in low-wage jobs that pay median annual wages of $18,000, well below what’s considered the living … Continued




Veterans Closing the Skill Gap

    Cumberland & Mecklenburg Counties The veteran unemployment rate has steadily dropped since its all-time high of nearly 12% in April 2020, but as of March 2021, the veteran … Continued