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Housing Call: February 23, 2021

Around the State

Fiscal Research Division presents revenue projections & budget recommendations to NC General Assembly: Fiscal Research Division Presentation Feb. 2021

HOPE Program updates:

First Citizens Bank $16 B Community Benefits Agreement


House Budget Committee Debates the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (COVID-19 relief bill)

What is in the bill for housing & utilities:

  • $25 B for ERA (including $ for rural areas & tribal entities)
  • $9.9 B for mortgage assistance
  • $100 M for housing counseling
  • $ 5 B for additional assistance to people currently experiencing homelessness or in immediate risk of homelessness
  • Utility assistance – LIHEAP $4.5 B (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program LIHEAP)

NLIHC Sign-On Letter: Ask CDC to Extend, Strengthen, & Enforce Eviction Moratorium

Robert Marbut Removed as Executive Director of USICH


Consumer Finance Protection Bureau – Help for homeowners and renters

National Women’s Law Center – Fact Sheet on Gender and Racial Justice in Housing

Urban Institute – Community Voice Is Expertise

US Department of the Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Frequently Asked Questions Revised February 22, 2021

Recommended read

Housing Call: February 16, 2021

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