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 HousingPresentation 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


Siler City Neighborhood Assessment


Chatham County Affordable Housing Resources

Website | English Brochure | Spanish Brochure


Tenant Rights - Fair Housing & Housing Quality Issues Brochure

English Brochure | Spanish Brochure 


Infographic: Effective Ways to Talk about Housing in Chatham County


Landlord Forum

Fair Housing Project of Legal Aid of North Carolina presentation

Chatham County Housing Authority presentation


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


Online Datasets

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 

September 2016


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


Additional Resources

Triangle Regional Housing Summit Agenda

Renaissance West Community Initiative 

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

North Carolina Housing Coalition

FDIC Housing

Durham Housing Authority

Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas