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June 25, 2021

Under Senate Bill 255, there are two provisions that are noteworthy as it relates to Landlord-Tenant and Civil litigations. Read more….

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May 27, 2021

RHA PAC helps bring attention to a major housing affordability issue!

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April 30, 2021

On Monday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first population counts from the 2020 Census. There are 435 seats, in the U.S. House of Representatives and the process of distributing the seats among the 50 states is called apportionment, and Article I, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution mandates distributing the seats in the House each decade based […]

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On April 28, Gov. Cooper issued a new Executive Order -209 that relaxes mask wearing and other restrictions.  Under the new Executive Order, masks will still be required indoors but are no longer mandated outdoors. However, masks are still strongly recommended outdoors in crowded areas and higher risk settings where social distancing is difficult.  In addition, […]

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A federal judge in Minnesota has sided with landlords and stopped the City of St. Paul from enforcing a new renter protection law he says is likely unconstitutional while a lawsuit filed by a group of landlords is pending, according to reports. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson granted the injunction, writing that it’s likely the landlords […]

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April 8, 2021

NORTH CAROLINA LEGISLATION UPDATES The Senate also passed three bills this month to reform the way elections are conducted in North Carolina. All bills would also have to pass the House and be signed by Gov. Cooper. S326: Election Day Integrity Act, would require absentee ballots to be returned to, and received by the county […]

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√ Charlotte Water Distribution Issue The RHA has joined forces with our local Homebuilders Association and Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition (REBIC) to help create viable solutions for developers who are facing astronomical cost increases due to the change in how private water systems are administered and permitted. Legislation language has been drafted and […]

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Separate federal judges have ruled against the enforcement of the CDC’s nationwide eviction moratorium, which was extended to June 30, 2021 late last month. The decisions are the latest in the legal wrangling around the CDC order, but they are not definitive nationwide. The most recent win is a case made against the US Government […]

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According to research conducted by the National Apartment Association, the impacts of the eviction moratoriums over a 12-month period have decreased rental income by $829M , decreased property value by $16B, and decreased tax revenue by $152.8M. Read the details here.

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March 19, 2021

A survey by Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future garnered responses from owners representing more than 100,000 affordable units… Continue reading here.

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