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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 February 24, 2021

Around the State Fiscal Research Division presents revenue projections & budget recommendations to NC General Assembly: Fiscal Research Division Presentation Feb. 2021 HOPE Program updates: https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/meant-to-offer-hope-state-rental-assistance-program-has-been-slow-to-pay/19536354/ First Citizens Bank $16 B Community Benefits Agreement National House Budget Committee Debates the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (COVID-19 relief bill) What is in the bill for … Continued

Published on: Tuesday February 16, 2021

Around the State NC gets more COVID-19 relief, Governor Cooper signs bill Policy Update 2-11-21 – North Carolina Housing Coalition (contains list of localities receiving Emergency Rental Assistance from US Treasury Department) State budget fears evaporate as stimulus bolsters NC economy National Biden extends foreclosure moratorium and mortgage forbearance through June   Biden Administration and … Continued

Published on: Thursday February 11, 2021

Congressman David Price (NC-04) joined us for our first webinar of the year, “A New Political Reality for Housing”. Listen now.

Published on: Tuesday February 9, 2021

CALL NOTES Around the State Rental Assistance Update: ALERT: Governor & General Assembly Begin Process to Enact $546 Million in Statewide Emergency Rental Assistance – North Carolina Housing Coalition US DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Payments to States and Eligible Units of Local Government Al Evictions – No new developments. EO & … Continued

Published on: Tuesday February 2, 2021

 CALL NOTES Around the State EO 191 – Extending Eviction Protections: https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO191-Evictions-Extension.pdf HOPE Program changes aimed at quicker payments in North Carolina More help on the way for applicants of NC HOPE program struggling to avoid eviction Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program National Updated Treasury Guidance on CRF Rental Assistance Funds … Continued

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