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Housing Call: January 12, 2021



Around the State

General Assembly Long Legislative Session begins this week:

What to Expect This Year

NC Budget & Tax Center – NCGA can afford to go all-in to address COVID-19 harm

Cities & Counties eligible to access Coronavirus Relief Fund to provide rental assistance:

Charlotte city

Durham city

Fayetteville city

Greensboro city

Raleigh city

Winston-Salem city 

Buncombe County

Cabarrus County

Cumberland County

Durham County

Forsyth County

Gaston County

Guilford County

Johnston County

Mecklenburg County

New Hanover County

Union County

Wake County

Emergency Rental Assistance Program | US Department of the Treasury – Qualifying cities/counties must complete certification by 11:59pm EST today (1/12/2021) in order to receive funds.

Deadline for States and Localities to Submit Required Documentation to Treasury for Rental Assistance is Tomorrow, January 12!


NLIHC Memo to Biden Transition Team on Eviction Crisis

Democrats Begin Planning Bold Legislative Proposals After Gaining Control of U.S. Senate 

NLIHC Sign-On Letter to Pres. Elect Biden on Evictions (deadline 1/15/21 to sign-on)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program | US Department of the Treasury – Guidance on Rental Assistance Funds from Coronavirus Relief Fund

NLIHC Letter of Recommendations & Questions to US Treasury 



NLIHC – Best Practices for Emergency Rental Assistance Programs

LISC –  Local Change, Big Impact: State and Local Policy Responses to Community Needs.” 

Harvard JCHS  – Black and Hispanic Renters Face Greatest Threat of Eviction in Pandemic


Isaac Sturgill

Housing Practice Group Manager, Legal Aid of NC

Legal Aid NC Resources on Evictions & CDC Order:

CDC eviction moratorium

Video explaining CDC order:

Declaration Form – Temporary Halt in Evictions 

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Housing Call: January 5, 2021

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