Research Topic: Sustainability

Research
Building Sustainable Communities

This 2014 report shows that in neighborhoods where LISC invested heavily, jobs and incomes each grew 9 percent more than in similar communities with little or no investment.

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Home Energy Efficiency and Mortgage Risks

A 2013 report from the UNC Center for Community Capital exploring correlative data between energy efficient certified homes and mortgage default rates. This is the first academic study on this topic.

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