News Story (North Carolina)
Christian Science Monitor
July 9, 2019
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Tags: Disaster Recovery, Housing: Eviction
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC)
Legal Aid attorney Nicole Mueller said lawyers can’t prevent Time Out from raising rent, but that issues surrounding Time Out could turn into an anti-trust class action case.
Because of the housing shortage, Mr. Gunter said entire communities are being displaced. In Schoolview, Mr. Lesane said he is leaving, and so are a lot of his neighbors, including his sister and his cousin. But before he can leave, Mr. Lesane needs several thousand dollars to move his home. So far, he said he’s saved about $800 and deposited $100 to hold a lot spot in a mobile home park down the road.