Evictions remain stubbornly high in Buncombe County despite booming economy

Feature (North Carolina)

Evictions remain stubbornly high in Buncombe County despite booming economy

March 1, 2019 | John Boyle | Asheville Citizen-Times (NC)
"The whole point of this is to be here for the people who don’t know about Pisgah Legal Services, and they don’t know they have rights (as tenants) under North Carolina law,” said David Bartholomew, an attorney with PLS.
Tags: Housing: Eviction | Housing: Landlord-Tenant

When Wall Street Is Your Landlord

News Story (Georgia, NATIONAL)

When Wall Street Is Your Landlord

February 13, 2019 | Alana Semuels | Atlantic, The
With help from the federal government, institutional investors became major players in the rental market. They promised to return profits to their investors and convenience to their tenants. Investors are happy. Tenants are not.
Tags: Housing: Eviction | Housing: Foreclosure | Housing: Landlord-Tenant