Triangle J staff work on a variety of housing initiatives in the region that work to strengthen quality and accessibility of affordable and workforce housing. They are available for technical assistance with housing issues in your local or regional community.
Triangle J Resources
Regional Housing Resources
2017 Regional Housing Data Snapshot
Affordable Housing in the Triangle Region; Presentation to TJCOG Board of Delegates 5/24/17
Addressing Perceptions of Affordable and Higher-Density Housing (Handout)
Addressing Perceptions around Affordable Housing; Presentation at the Leadership Triangle Alumni Network Affordable Housing Forum 11/16/17
Local Regulation of Short-Term Rentals: A review of ordinances of five local governments in North Carolina - Asheville, Blowing Rock, Brevard, Cornelius, and Wilmington. This report provides information on registration requirements of short-term rentals, specified districts where they are allowed, parking requirements, insurance and safety concerns, occupancy limits, considerations for on-site hosts, and penalties.
Supporting Affordable Homeownership in the Triangle: A toolkit of strategies to create, support, and protect affordable homeownership opportunities in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina.
Charting the Affordable & Workforce Housing Challenge in the Triangle Region
Keeping a Roof Over Our Heads- Affordable Housing For Older Adults
Affordable Housing Glossary of Terms - updated 9/21/18
Infographic: Effective Ways to Talk about Housing
Infographic: Affordable Housing & Public Safety
Chatham County Affordable Housing Project
Chatham County Affordable Rental Housing Report and Strategy Toolbox | Executive Summary
Chatham County Affordable Housing Resources
Website | English Brochure | Spanish Brochure
Tenant Rights - Fair Housing & Housing Quality Issues Brochure
English Brochure | Spanish Brochure coming soon
Infographic: Effective Ways to Talk about Housing in Chatham County
Other Useful Resources
Comparison of Federal Rental Assistance Programs to North Carolina's Key Rental Assistance and Transitions to Community Living Voucher Programs, from NC Housing Finance Agency
Projections and Implications for Housing a Growing Population: Older Households 2015-2035
Encouraging Affordable Housing Through Code Alignment
Missing Middle Housing: Responding to the Demand for Walkable Housing
Redfin Data Center - Downloadable housing market data, in some cases down to the neighborhood level
Housing & Transportation Affordability Index - How much do households spend on housing and transportation costs?
National Low Income Housing Coalition: Out of Reach - How much do you need to earn to afford a modest apartment in your county?
Walk Score - Find apartments near resources like public transit, grocery stores, schools, and more.
Triangle Regional Housing Summit
The Triangle Regional Housing Summit on Sept. 20th, 2016 presented by TJCOG, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, FDIC, and Enterprise Community Investment, brought together a unique and diverse group of elected officials, regional organizations and affordable housing advocates in the community. The panels and discussions covered challenges & opportunities, financing strategies, and unique solutions to housing in the Triangle. Below are highlights, presentations and more on the event. Hopefully, these resources will be the start of a larger discussion on affordable housing in our region.
Speakers -- Unique Solutions
John Hodges-Copple - From Good Conversations to Better Solutions
Larry Jarvis, City of Raleigh - Affordable Housing Location Policy
Dan Levine and Hudson Vaughn - Northside Neighborhood Initiative
Dennis Streets & Stephanie Watkins-Cruz - Chatham County Housing Rehab Clearinghouse
Jennifer Olson, NCHFA - NCHFA Rural Housing Initiative
Daryl Jones, Integral Group - Durham Whitted School
City of Spartanburg - Northside Initiative
Jessica Brandes - CASA
Triangle Regional Housing Summit Agenda
Renaissance West Community Initiative
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
North Carolina Housing Coalition
Durham Housing Authority
Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas