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Housing Call: October 27, 2020


Around the State

Update on HOPE Program (Rental & Utility Assistance)

  • Approx. 20,000 households are eligible for assistance thus far
  • Anyone needing assistance should apply ASAP: to apply or call 211

City of Charlotte Affordable Housing Bond – $50 million

City of Raleigh Affordable Housing Bond – $80 million


Update on COVID relief

‘We are hoping within weeks’: Stimulus negotiations get a new goalpost. What it means for you

CDC Order Update

DOJ Guidance on CDC Eviction Order

Landlords, housing industry sue CDC to overturn eviction ban

Judge Issues Injunction to Delay Implementation of HUD Changes to Disparate Impact 

HUD’s Anti-Discrimination Rule Rewrite Put on Hold

6111-F-03 Disparate Impact Final Rule 9-3-20 FOR POSTING

Deadline to Apply for Economic Impact Payments (EIP) aka “Stimulus Check” Extended to 11/21

Application Site: Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here

CFPB Economic Impact Payment guide (How to apply)


Housing Policy Debate –  “Losing Your Home Is Bad for Your Health: Short- and Medium-Term Health Effects of Eviction on Young Adults

Housing Policy Debate –  “Another Look at Location Affordability: Understanding the Detailed Effects of Income and Urban Form on Housing and Transportation Expenditures” 

National Low Income Housing Coalition –  Emergency Rental Assistance Programs in Response to COVID-19

Enterprise Community Partners – Faith-Based Development Initiative (free webinar series)

NC Womens Affordable Housing Network – LinkedIn Branding Lunch-and-Learn

Nov. 4th from 12 – 1 PM

Register here 

NCHC’s One-on-One Interview with Robin Merrell of Pisgah Legal Services

  • Rescheduled to Dec 2nd
  • We’ll have registration info out by next week’s newsletter


Mark Shelburne


Blue Wave Effects: What a Democratic Sweep Could Mean for Affordable Housing, Community Development and Renewable Energy

Michael Novogradac’s Tax Credit Tuesdays Podcast – Special Election Edition

Recommended read

Policy Update 10-21-20

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