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July 28, 2021

Roughly $3 billion of the $46 billion allocated for emergency rental aid has been used to cover rent, utilities, and other related expenses with less than two weeks until a federal eviction ban expires. Data released Wednesday by the Treasury Department shows a sharp jump in the number of households assisted by the federal emergency rental […]

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July 13, 2021

On June 30, 2021, the White House held a virtual summit to discuss ways to prevent eviction given the impending end to the eviction moratorium on July 31, 2021. During the event, small groups convened by metropolitan areas that the White House identified as high eviction areas.  Charlotte, Forsyth, and Guilford counties were the North […]

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Because of the delay in receiving the 2020 census population data needed for the redistricting process, the Charlotte City Council, on June 28, 2021, approved to postpone 2021 elections to spring 2022. City Council primaries would take place in March. The spring elections include the mayoral race, at-large and district races.  This delay will allow […]

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*Posted from WCNC* As renters and advocates prepare for the federal eviction ban to end, court records show landlords have already removed some tenants for failing to pay rent. View news story HERE.

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July 8, 2021

A majority of the Supreme Court agreed Tuesday evening that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lacked authority to implement a blanket, nationwide eviction moratorium. Although the court declined to lift the ban immediately, the ruling means the current moratorium should expire at the end of July. “This is a massive victory for property […]

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On July 2nd Governor Roy Cooper signed SB 644! SB 644 Landlord/Tenant Changes unanimously passed both Chambers; championed by AANC’s bill sponsors Senator(s) Danny Britt (R- Columbus, Robeson), Jim Perry (R-Lenoir, Wayne), and Paul Newton (R- Cabarrus, Union). This bill was AANC’s top priority in this legislative session. Designed to streamline and advance landlord/tenant law […]

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June 30, 2021

Because of the delay in the release of 2020 census data that’s needed for cities to draw new election districts, NC legislation has passed Senate Bill 722 – Revise Municipal Redistricting/Census.  It was presented to Gov. Roy Cooper on 6/16/2021 for signature. SB 722 would allow cities to put elections off until spring (April) 2022. […]

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June 25, 2021

On June 8, 2021 the North Carolina Building Code Council convened and voted to extend the July 1, 2021 deadline previously approved to October 1, 2021.  Valet trash vendors were granted a six-month extension as a result of manufacturing delays caused by COVID-19. All valet trash containers must meet the updated requirements in the 2018 […]

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