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Housing Call: September 29, 2020



Around the State

On-going stories of eviction/housing instability:

‘We were failed’: In N.C., thousands brace for eviction — and homelessness

Wake property prices increased as virus peaked in summer

With some tenants 2-3 months behind in rent, housing advocates worry 2021 will come with more evictions

Rental Assistance via NCORR & CDBG-CV Roundup:

North Carolina CDBG-CV Round-Up: What & Where

Housing Call: September 22, 2020 w/Haley Pfeiffer-Haynes (NCORR)

Local Affordable Housing Bonds on November Ballot:

Details for voters: Charlotte bond referendums, 2020 ballot

Affordable Housing Bond 2020 |

NC Dept. of Commerce: Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

North Carolina Department of Commerce Invites Public Input on Fair Housing Issues


Virtual Public Meetings: 


  • Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


5 Things To Know: Report Sheds Light on Housing Instability in Charlotte



New COVID-19 relief proposal from House Democrats:

House Unveils New Stimulus Package as Pelosi and Mnuchin Resume Talks

White House Ban on Anti-Racism Training, Workshops, & Programming:

Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

Final changes Disparate Impact Rule published in Federal Register on 9/24

HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard



Shelterforce: Evicted—Navigating the Eviction Process and its Lasting Impact

National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA):

Analysis of Current and Expected Rental Shortfall and Potential Eviction Filings in the US

National Alliance to End Homelessness: Responding to COVID-19: Conversations with Homeless System Leaders

NLIHC Ta-Nehisi Coates to Address “Racial Equity and Housing Justice during and after COVID-19” on October 6

TD Charitable Foundation Grant Opportunity

NCHC Raleigh Housing Bond Panel Discussion

Register Here: Tues. 10/13 @ 3pm

NCHC Interview with Robin Merrell, Pisgah Legal Services

Register: Wed. 10/21 @ 2pm



Habitat for Humanity of Wake County

Holly Gallagher, Advocacy Coordinator:

Rachel Zeitler, Director of Advocacy:

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