Housing


There's a housing crisis for LGBTQ youth. (Shutterstock)
There’s a Housing Crisis for LGBTQ+ Youth

Federal nondiscrimination protections would go a long way toward helping.

A federal program rolled into the American Rescue Plan offers help to homeowners at risk of losing their homes amid the pandemic. (Shutterstock)
Foreclosures Are Going Up. Here’s How to Get Help To Stay in Your Home.

A fund created through the American Rescue Plan offers up to $40,000 for homeowners who risk losing their homes because of pandemic related hardships. 

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North Carolina Could See Boost in Child Care, Health Care, Paid Leave, and Housing if Congress Acts

The "Build Back Better" legislation, a benchmark for President Biden’s administration, faces opposition from Republicans.

Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) speaks during a House committee in 2019.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
As Eviction Moratorium Ends, 206,000 NC Households Are Behind on Rent. Here’s How to Get Help Now.

In less than a week, many of these North Carolina families could be facing eviction proceedings.

US Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina at a  Congressional Black Caucus event in April 2021. Butterfield's office is touting a Biden administration expansion of the child tax credit that they hope will lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Monthly $250 to $300 Checks from Child Tax Credit Start This Week. What Does That Mean for NC Families?

President Biden’s expansion of the child tax credit could help lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty, officials hope.

Tenants' rights advocates demonstrate in front of the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse in Boston on Jan. 13. ( Image via AP/Michael Dwyer)
NC Tenants Have Rights in This Pandemic. And a ‘Wall of Shame’ May Violate Them.

With a national and state moratoriums on evictions in place, a Charlotte landlord posted a “Wall of Shame” about tenants who were behind in rent.

Tenants' rights advocates march in Boston on Jan. 13. The protest was part of a national day of action calling on the incoming Biden administration to extend the eviction moratorium initiated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Phota via AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
How NC Residents Will Benefit from Biden’s Freeze on Evictions, Student Loan Payments

President Joe Biden has hit the ground running, signing nearly 30 executive orders in his first days in office.