Mary Newsom

Journalist (North Carolina)
A lifelong journalist and observer of city life in the Charlotte region and beyond, with a focus on urban design, sustainable development, growth and city planning.

Links: @marynewsom | Bio | (Current as of: October 3, 2019)


News Story

When eviction looms, landlords have lawyers. Now more tenants do too.

Mary Newsom
Charlotte Observer
September 30, 2019
Thanks to Mecklenburg County funding, once or twice a week lawyers from Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Charlotte office wait outside eviction court to assist tenants. Today, half a dozen lawyers are available. The next two hours will probably determine whether Diaz and Pat lose their homes within a few days.

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