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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: Wednesday September 22, 2021

Around the State Why doesn’t North Carolina have a state budget, raises yet? | Raleigh News & Observer NCHFA – 2022 Draft QAP Released: https://www.nchfa.com/rental-housing-partners/rental-developers/qualified-allocation-plan/2022-qualified-allocation-plan-qap Submit comments by Oct 15: rentalhelp@nchfa.com Public hearing TBD National  “Build Back Better Act” –  $3.5 trillion comprehensive infrastructure and economic recovery  NLIHC Analysis of House Financial Services Infrastructure/Economic Recovery … Continued

Published on: Friday September 17, 2021

Around the State NC state budget 2021 delayed into fall, Sen Berger says | Raleigh News & Observer? NC General Assembly Budget Update – North Carolina Housing Coalition Take Action – North Carolina Housing Coalition   HOPE Program Information (Emergency Rental Assistance) HOPE Program Applicant Pre-Screening Tool | ReBuild NC HOPE Landlord Assistance Inquiry Phone: … Continued

Published on: Tuesday August 31, 2021

Around the State Budget NC General Assembly Budget Update – North Carolina Housing Coalition Take Action – North Carolina Housing Coalition HB 352 – Vetoed by Gov. Cooper Thank Gov. Cooper for Veto HOPE Program Information (Emergency Rental Assistance) HOPE Program Applicant Pre-Screening Tool | ReBuild NC HOPE Landlord Assistance Inquiry Phone: 888-9ASK-HOPE or 888-927-5467 … Continued

Published on: Wednesday August 25, 2021

Around the State NC budget negotiations between Gov. Cooper, GOP legislature Conferee history for SB 105 – 2021-2022 Session House Budget Proposal Take Action – North Carolina Housing Coalition House Bill 352 (2021-2022 Session) – Hotel Safety Issues Tell lawmakers to reject legislation that would eliminate tenant protections for those living in motels. Homeowner Assistance … Continued

Published on: Tuesday August 17, 2021

Around the State NC House Budget Proposal NC Housing Trust Fund NCHFA $7.6 M $7.6 M HOME Match NCHFA $ 3 M $ 3 M Workforce Housing Loan Program* NCHFA $200 M over biennium (to be used as gap financing) CDBG-NR Commerce $15.4 M $15.4 M CDBG-Rural Development Commerce $5 M $5 M Rapid Rehousing* … Continued

Published on: Tuesday August 3, 2021

HOPE Program HOPE Program Applicant Pre-Screening Tool | ReBuild NC HOPE Landlord Assistance Inquiry Phone: 888-9ASK-HOPE or 888-927-5467 HOPE Program Outreach Toolkit | ReBuild NC Find Your Program | ReBuild NC Stats: Over 60,000 applications at about 1000-2000 applicants per day $192 million committed Approx. $100 million in payments disbursed Processing time = 14-18 days … Continued

Published on: Thursday July 29, 2021

 Around the State North Carolina General Assembly holds abbreviated work week to prepare for budget debate HOPE Program Numbers (as of Thursday 7/22): 47,276 Total Applicants 8,601 Reapplicants  38,675 New applicants   67,188 Active Awards to 40,868 unique applicants for over $152.5 million Mailed 1,953 checks for $3,981,497 in a single day (7/22) Mailed a … Continued

Published on: Tuesday July 20, 2021

Around the State NC House budget in August to have higher state employee raises NC Senate Passes FY 2021-2023 Budget Proposal – North Carolina Housing Coalition Wake Forest residents fight mobile home park redevelopment   National Housing is Infrastructure Act $70 billion for capital repairs in public housing;  $45 billion for the national Housing Trust … Continued

Published on: Tuesday July 13, 2021

Around the State NC Senate Passes FY 2021-2023 Budget Proposal – North Carolina Housing Coalition State Eviction Protections End While National Moratorium Continues – North Carolina Housing Coalition Raleigh approves ‘gentle density measure to add duplexes, townhomes to neighborhoods National Biden renews push for housing in an infrastructure plan Housing is Infrastructure draft bill US … Continued

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