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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

Housing Boom   Wake County Increased demand, limited supply, and the COVID-19 pandemic have created a perfect storm in the real estate market. This has shut many would-be homeowners out. There … Continued