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Welcome to the new Housing Matters 2 NC Podcast with the latest news and information for the housing movement in North Carolina. With changes that impact your work happening daily, we're here to make sure that you stay up to date on the news no matter where you are. The podcast will include the audio from each week’s Housing Call that we host every Tuesday at 9:30 AM, so if you are unable to make the call, you will have another chance to listen in.

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Published on: Tuesday June 30, 2020

Around the State General Assembly update House Bill 1200 stalled until September The GA only appropriated $2 billion in CARES Act money There remains about $800 million in funds National U.S. House approves H.R. 7301: “Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020” Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the “Protecting Renters from Evictions and Fees … Continued

Published on: Tuesday June 23, 2020

Call Notes: Around the State HB 1208: Funding for Workforce Housing Loan Program – Signed Into Law 6/19 Update: HB 1200  ($200 million towards mortgage, rental & utility assistance) Bill is being stalled. General Assembly members in both chambers have decided to scale back the amount of CARES Act money that is rolled out right … Continued

Published on: Tuesday 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  … Continued

Published on: Tuesday June 9, 2020

 Call Notes: Around the State General Assembly House Bill 1200: Foreclosure Prevention Grants/Rental & Utility Assistance House Bill 1208: Funding for Workforce Housing Loan Program Click here to find your representatives.  National HEROES Act Sign-on letters Delay the August 1, 2020 HUD housing counselor certification deadline: Sign on to the letter here! HUD proposal … Continued

Published on: Tuesday June 2, 2020

Call Notes: Around the State House Bill 1200: Foreclosure Prevention Grants/Rental & Utility Assistance House Bill 1208: Funding for Workforce Housing Loan Program Back at Home NC Actions to take with the General Assembly National HEROES Act, which contains $200 billion for housing resources New polling shows widespread support for Congress to provide housing assistance … Continued

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