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Housing Call Notes 3-17-20

Due to technical difficulties during today’s Housing Call, we have recorded a version of the call that you can listen to using the media player above. See below for notes from today’s call and let us know if you have a community update you’d like us to share on the next call. Our next Housing Call will be Tuesday, March 24 at 9:30am.

State News

COVID-19 Responses

General Assembly: Urge state legislators to address housing impacts https://www.ncleg.gov/FindYourLegislators

National News

House passed bill HR 6201 – Families First Emergency Response Act 

NLIHC recommendations 

Sen Sherrod Brown (OH) & Rep Waters urge HUD action 

US Congress – Urge federal actions that include housing

RESOURCES/REPORTS

Brookings Institute – America’s Inequitable Housing System is Completely Unprepared for Coronavirus

Resources on NC Court Actions

The Chief Justice’s order from March 13: https://www.nccourts.gov/assets/news-uploads/COVID-19-13-March-2020-7A-39%28b%29%282%29-Order_0.pdf?sCe0Me_YaLJBPjYl4doVvi4r_4Sm1Zbn=

An article about March 15 memo to court officials can be found here: https://www.nccourts.gov/news/tag/press-release/nc-courts-largely-closed-in-response-to-covid-19-coronavirus

More information from the Chief Justice: https://www.nccourts.gov/news/tag/press-release/chief-justice-beasley-announces-judicial-branch-response-to-covid-19-coronavirus 

Summary of Emergency Directives (Shea Denning at the UNC School of Government): https://civil.sog.unc.edu/court-is-limited-and-mass-gatherings-are-prohibited-to-limit-spread-of-covid-19/

Recommended read

Housing Call: March 17, 2020

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