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Housing Call: December 8, 2020


Around the State

General Assembly

  • Returns in January 2021: Will start with organizational work then recess until February
  • The bill filing deadline is 1/13
  • Will return before February if called back to address COVID related matters/appropriations

Home should be a haven in the era of COVID-19. Overcrowding means some households can contribute to the spread.

NC HOPE program: North Carolina residents await rent assistance funds

City of Raleigh Utility Assistance Funds: Financial Assistance Needed with Utility Payments?


COVID relief bill update

Sign-On Letter Asking CDC to Extend Eviction Order


National Low Income Housing Coalition & University of Arizona: Innovation for Justice – COVID-19 EVICTIONS

Frank Muraca, UNC School of Government, Development Finance Institute – How Buy-to-Rent Investors Are Changing North Carolina Neighborhoods

SchoolHouse Connections & University of Michigan Poverty Solutions –  Across the US, fewer students are being identified as homeless


Haley Pfeiffer-Haynes

NC Office of Recovery & Resiliency

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