CHCS Eviction Mediation Project expands to High Point, covering all of Guilford County

Greensboro, N.C. (January 4, 2021) – UNC Greensboro (UNCG) and the Foundation for a Healthy High Point (FHHP) are bringing the Eviction Mediation Project to High Point, to address a wave of evictions resulting from the pandemic as well as the city’s higher than average eviction rates in previous years. “Our comprehensive program will provide relief to an overburdened court system and help to coordinate...

NLC Keeping Families Housed Webinar Recording

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES WEBINAR How Cities Can Help Renters Navigate the Eviction Cliff With COVID-19 forcing millions of Americans into unemployment and temporary eviction moratoria about to expire as emergency orders end, renter households are in jeopardy of evictions. This webinar will highlight how two different regions of the country are taking preventative action to help residents prepare...

Eviction & Rental Assistance in the time of COVID19

A White Paper by Bruce Rich, Center for Housing & Community Studies Before the pandemic, Greensboro’s renters were being evicted at an alarming rate, and this was in an economic environment marked by years of expansion and low unemployment. Sustained strong economic activity, though great for some, drove rents up in Greensboro and vacancy rates down. Renters increasingly were forced to pay an...

Eviction – Writs of Possession

According to civil processing data of the last 7 years from the Guilford County Sheriff’s Department, nearly 5000 households were locked out of their units due to eviction every year.