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September 22, 2022

Language matters. That’s why we want to change how we speak when making references to commons words spoken in our industry. Rental Housing Provider vs. Landlord A Housing Provider can […]

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August 31, 2022

Almost one year after the first draft of the UDO was released, Charlotte City Council on Monday,
August 22, 2022 adopted the UDO by a vote of 6-4…

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On August 22, the Charlotte City Council approved amendments to the City’s Source of Income
Protections Policy that clarified the originally adopted policy that was approved on July 11…

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August 17, 2022

On July 11, 2022, the Charlotte City Council passed a policy that requires affordable and market rate developers (including master developers/third-party developers) receiving any City-provided subsidies, financial incentives, or conveyances […]

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The UDO adoption draft was released on August 15th in advance of the City Council vote on August 22, 2022. The UDO adoption draft incorporates the Planning Committee’s recommended changes to […]

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July 28, 2022

The study used the price effects caused by the passage of rent control in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2021, to study the transfer of wealth across income groups. It specifically […]

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June 21, 2022

The Second Draft of the Charlotte Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) was released on June 3rd, and it is now  available for public review.

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May 24, 2022

The Mecklenburg County 2023 Property Revaluation process has already started. Click here to learn how it affects you.

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April 27, 2022

Late last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published official details of its Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling on broadband competition in multiple tenant environments (MTEs). With its release in […]

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April 7, 2022

Important voting dates for NC elections…

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April 1, 2022

On March 15, 2022 the NC Building Code Council voted unanimously to maintain the effective date of July 1, 2022 for the updated valet trash receptacles requirement.

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On March 28, the Charlotte City Council approved the adoption of the Charlotte Future 2040 Policy Map.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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November 9, 2021

Last Friday, The U.S. House passed by a vote of 228-206, a “Hard” Infrastructure Bill that will cost $1.2 trillion over eight years.The bill will fund billions in the roads, […]

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October 13, 2021

The average rent in Charlotte is $1,472 a month and the average footprint is 942 square feet, according to RENTCafé’s latest report. Why it matters: 41% of the housing in […]

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The City of Charlotte has released a first draft of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The UDO will include new regulatory approaches in areas that include parking, tree preservation, transportation, […]

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October 1, 2021

The city has been conducting a survey to receive input on existing place types that will help inform changes in the Charlotte Future 2040 mapping process. The Charlotte Future 2040 mapping […]

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The redistricting process will take place over the next few months leading up to the spring elections. Redrawing of the districts is intended to address imbalances in political representation. Depending […]

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September 16, 2021

After a nearly one-year roller coaster ride of extensions, a stop and a re-start, the Centers for Disease Control’s national eviction moratorium came to an abrupt end with a Supreme […]

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HUD is taking additional steps to meet the housing needs of returning citizens and to reduce barriers to housing among people with criminal records. This includes developing additional tools and […]

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August 25, 2021

On Aug. 9, 2021, the Charlotte City Council voted unanimously to amend its ordinances to include familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and natural hairstyle […]

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Many local landlords have not been paid for 18 months. A growing number of owners are selling to institutional investors. Thousands have already quit. Changing ownership driving up rents and […]

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August 11, 2021

Members of the GCAA Government Affairs Committee and RHA PAC will be meeting with US Congressional representatives concerning the impacts of the eviction moratoria extensions on our owner-operator members. We […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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October 20, 2020

Click HERE for FAQs and more information – http://www.voteyesforbonds.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Vote_Yes_For_Bonds-FAQs-092520.pdf

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August 20, 2020

The presidential nomination will be livestreamed during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte. The 2020 RNC’s Committee on Arrangements (COA) announced plans to livestream the formal nomination of President […]

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FROM GREGORY SCOTT BROWN SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS, NAA As you know by now, on August 8, President Trump signed four executive actions directing federal agencies to provide additional […]

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July 24, 2020

HB 902 explicitly extends limited liability protections to swimming pools owned and operated by multiunit apartment complexes, Read more here.

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This bill provides immediate liability protection for all “persons” in NC against claims for relief relating to alleged contraction of COVID-19 unless the claim is for Gross Negligence, willful or […]

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Latest: North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced plans July 14 to remain in phase two of reopening for an extra three weeks. During the same press conference, he said schools […]

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June 25, 2020

Many states and cities, including Seattle and the State of Washington, have laws against source of income discrimination meaning a property owner cannot choose to reject an applicant based on […]

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The cornerstone of the Public Housing Authority’s (PHA) Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, the Housing Assistance Payments Contract & Tenancy Addendum (HAP), can often be complicated. For rental property owners […]

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The Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to make housing decisions based on seven protected classes: race, color, sex, national origin, religion, handicap or familial status. While the federal law […]

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