Ely Portillo

Ely Portillo
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
Assistant Director of Outreach & Strategic Partnerships
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704-687-1203

Stories by Ely Portillo

Poverty suburbanization and job access: A new study tests ‘spatial mismatch’

Does where you live — and what jobs you have access to — influence whether you work, and how much you earn?



Wall Street-backed landlords now own more than 11,000 single-family homes in Charlotte

For decades, the single-family home rental market was a small-scale industry, made up almost entirely of local landlords who rented out a few houses they bought as investment properties, or...



Watch our virtual transportation and economic mobility panel

How does the ability to move around our city influence one’s ability to move up the economic ladder?