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Housing Call: June 16, 2020

Call Notes:

Around the State

House Bill 1200: Foreclosure Prevention/Rental & Utility Assistance

  • Reviewed in House Appropriations Committee (Tuesday 6/15)
  • No vote called yet

House Bill 1208 – Funding for WHLP 

  • Passed last Thursday in the Senate, has been approved by both chambers 
  • Awaiting the Governor’s signature

Op-Ed & Media Engagement on Urgent Housing Needs 

  • If you or your organization are interested in signing on or being involved in additional media strategies to raise immediate awareness around the need for coordinated housing relief, please contact Director of Housing Policy, Pamela Atwood at

ReBuildNC – Applications Now Being Accepted for Homeowner Recovery Program to assist eligible homeowners recover from damage from Hurricanes Florence and Matthew


US Census Bureau’s “Household Pulse Survey” 

U.S. House Financial Services Committee – Congressional Review Act resolution to reverse CRA rule changes by the OCC


Poverty & Race Research Action Council – Recruiting Opportunity Landlords: Lessons from Landlords in Maryland

Urban Institute –To Stay Stably Housed, Renters Need $16 Billion per Month in Housing Support during the COVID-19 Crisis

Urban Institute – “How Economic Crises and Sudden Disasters Increase Racial Disparities in Homeownership

National Housing Law Project – Fact Sheet: “Emergency Rental Assistance Principles & Recommendations” 

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