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The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities

at the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development

NIMC NEWS AND UPDATES

Lynn Ross Joins NIMC Advisory Committee

Jan 2 2014

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The Urban Land Institute announced on December 19, 2013, the appointment of Lynn Ross to the national advisory committee for the recently launched National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC), based in the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development.

"NIMC is an important new effort with a mission closely aligned to that of the Terwilliger Center and I look forward to serving on the committee," said Ross, who is the executive director of the Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing.

Launch of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities

Dec 5 2013

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A central resource for research and information about creating and sustaining mixed-income communities has launched with resources available online at http://nimc.case.edu/ at Case Western Reserve University.

The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC) is based in the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.

Mark Joseph, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of NIMC, said NIMC’s mission is to help reduce urban poverty and promote successful mixed-income communities by facilitating high-quality research and making information and evidence easily available to policymakers and practitioners.

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RECENT NIMC PUBLICATIONS

First State of the Field Scan on Mixed-Income Developments

Jan 5 2014

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The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities has released its
first State of the Field scan on Social Dynamics in Mixed-Income Developments. This report is the first effort to conduct data collection across a broad set of mixed-income developments nationwide. The focus of this first state of the field scan is on the topic of "social dynamics" in mixed-income developments including issues of social interaction, community building, social control and governance. This scan is based on information from 31 developments across the country.

Cityscape Mixed-Income Symposium

Jan 2 2014

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Cityscape Mixed-Income Symposium Summary and Response: Implications for Antipoverty Policy

Mark Joseph, Director of NIMC and Associate Professor at The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, wrote a summative piece in the latest Cityscape Symposium on the Mixed Messages on Mixed Incomes. He asserts that the literature on poverty deconcentration consists of two main policy approaches, dispersal and mixed-income, and fundamental questions still remain even after 20 years of research on poverty deconcentration efforts.

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Mark Joseph at HUD

Mark Joseph defines success in mixed-income development in 15 minutes at the HUD PD&R Quarterly Meeting in 2013

 

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