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Housing Call Notes 3-3-20

Thank you for joining us for this week’s Housing Call. Our next Housing Call will be on Tuesday, March 10 at 9:30am. See below for this week’s call notes and let us know if you have a community update you’d like us to share on the next call.

NC News

WFAE – Charlotte Looking at Lowering Barrier to Developers

Hendersonville Times-News – Homelessness Changing in Hendersonville

National News

Presidential Candidates on Housing –  Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

H.R. 5187 Housing Is Infrastructure Act
H.R. 149Housing Fairness Act of 2020
H.R. 5931 – Improving FHA Support for Small-Dollar Mortgages Act of 2020
H.R. 4351 – Yes in My Backyard Act” 

H.R. 2914 – The Housing Survivors of Major Disasters Act” 


CityLab – “For Those Living in Public Housing, It’s a Long Way to Work”

Journal of the American Planning Association, “Affordable Housing, Disasters, and Social Equity: LIHTC as a Tool for Preparedness and Recovery,

Economic Policy Institute – “State of Working America Wages in 2019”

National Housing Law Project “Fair Chance Ordinances: An Advocates’ Toolkit 

Orange County Housing Authority Board of Directors
Interested persons can apply here:

Guest Speaker: Tracey Colores, NCORR
Buyout zone info from Tracey (only includes zones that have been publicly announced and will be updated when new zones added):
Buyout maps can be found at



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