North Carolina

Thousands of evictions are moving forward across the country, even though the CDC has ostensibly banned them. As the nation’s attention was focused on who would be the next president the day after...
From July through September, almost 25,000 eviction cases have been filed statewide according to data from the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts. Almost 15,000 have been granted. But that...
Back in September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a sweeping nationwide moratorium on evictions due to the impact of COVID-19. It stated that if a tenant meets certain criteria...
According to a new lawsuit, an estimated 200,000 low-income households have been unfairly excluded by North Carolina due to a “discriminatory, irrational and unconstitutional process” for dispersing...
There’s a new program for North Carolina renters struggling to pay their bills. The state is accepting applications for the NC H.O.P.E program. It’s a $117 million program meant to help pay rent and...
The national eviction moratorium announced this week by the Trump administration, aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19, is a potential lifeline to millions of tenants struggling to pay rent...
After months of reprieve, local, statewide, and federal protections that would stop evictions from proceeding are nearly completely gone as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The economic support...
Mecklenburg County so far has been able to stave off evictions in about half the cases, thanks to emergency rental assistance and cooperation among Legal Aid, landlords, mediators, and social service...
Just as federal unemployment benefits run out, bills that people have deferred will come due in the next few days as state and federal moratoriums end. That weekly supplement ends this week unless...
A statewide moratorium on evictions in North Carolina expires this Sunday unless Governor Roy Cooper extends it. Some landlords are sending fake eviction notices, or calling tenants to tell them they...

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