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January 11, 2022

On December 14, 2021, The North Carolina Building Code Council (BCC) approved to extend the deadline for companies to have fire retardant receptacles in place from June 2022 to June 2023. This approval is contingent upon the NC Valet Trash Association providing proof and documentation to substantiate its claim that shipping and supply chain issues […]

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The City Planning Department announced a new timeline that pushes back the comment period of the UDO from January 14, 2022 to March 18, 2022. The reason given was because of the complexity of the 608-page draft document. The second draft will now come out in May 2022. You may review a copy of the […]

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Republican-backed bill lawmakers passed in November, Senate Bill 326, or the Election Day Integrity Act was vetoed. It would have changed the election law to require that absentee ballots be received at the county board of elections by 5pm on Election Day, regardless of postmark, in order to be counted.

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December 9, 2021

Residents who have been served an eviction notice and have a court date within 90 days can be helped in person by a RAMP Specialist..

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The North Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered primary elections in the state delayed…

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December 8, 2021

Treasury plans to move money from some states, localities to those with backlogs of requests…

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December 1, 2021

GCAA along with REBIC and other real estate community partners continue to review and work together on case studies and other tools to demonstrate the economic impact..

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President Biden has signed H. R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also referred to as a “Hard” Infrastructure Bill. The bill will fund billions in the roads, bridges, rail, broadband and water supply over a six-year period. It passed the U.S. House on November 5, 2021 by a vote of 228-206. For North […]

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Last month, Governor Cooper appointed the Honorable Kimberly Best to serve as Superior Court Judge serving Mecklenburg County, Judicial District 26B. She will fill the vacant seat created by the retirement of Judge W. Robert Bell.

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November 30, 2021

On Tues. evening, November 30, 2021 prior to both chambers adjourning they passed HB 110. If enacted, it will allow landlords to apply on behalf of their residents for HOPE funds with their permission. Among other things, it would also allow for rent recovery on behalf of current or previous tenants, allow for reasonable late […]

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