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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 January 19, 2021

  CALL NOTES Around the State Update on Rental Assistance & Evictions Evictions New NC chief justice brings leadership, other court changes New Chief Justice Paul Newby allowed previous court directive postponing in-person activity to expire; Directive did have effect of limiting some evictions from proceeding since courts were less available; An uptick in evictions … Continued

Published on: Tuesday January 12, 2021

  CALL NOTES Around the State General Assembly Long Legislative Session begins this week: What to Expect This Year NC Budget & Tax Center – NCGA can afford to go all-in to address COVID-19 harm Cities & Counties eligible to access Coronavirus Relief Fund to provide rental assistance: Charlotte city Durham city Fayetteville city Greensboro … Continued

Published on: Tuesday January 5, 2021

  CALL NOTES Around the State Evictions CDC Order expiration extended to 1/31/2021 Governor Extends North Carolina Evictions Moratorium (# 171 & 184) – Affirms that CDC order is applicable and should be adhered to in North Carolina Rental Assistance Coming to NC ESTIMATED ALLOCATIONS FOR EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE FROM PROPOSED RELIEF BILL – NC … Continued

Published on: Tuesday December 15, 2020

CALL NOTES Around the State Court Proceedings Halted Until Mid-January News Reports: Landlords not accepting HOPE payments North Carolina’s HOPE program not working for everyone National COVID-19 Relief Update  Bipartisan group of senators unveil COVID-19 relief bills NLIHC Statement on Relief Package Tell Senators Burr & Tillis Additional COVID-19 Relief is Needed (from NC Justice … Continued

Published on: Tuesday December 8, 2020

CALL NOTES Around the State General Assembly Returns in January 2021: Will start with organizational work then recess until February The bill filing deadline is 1/13 Will return before February if called back to address COVID related matters/appropriations Home should be a haven in the era of COVID-19. Overcrowding means some households can contribute to … Continued

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