Eviction filings are already up by 40% in Wake County as landlords prepare for to eviction moratorium to end on Saturday.
the covid-19 pandemic– are now starting to expire. And lawmakers are NOT focused on extending them again. WRAL’s Matt Talhelm JOINS US LIVE OUTSIDE THE WAKE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER what it means for renters and homeowners. Courts are getting ready for an uptick in eviction filings when the CDC moratorium ends in two days. If youre a renter and get one of these a complaint in summary ejectment that starts the process. This is the packet tenants will get from the clerks office if theyre facing an eviction. It includes this Tenants Rights and Obligations Handbook Wake County courts have already seen a 40% increase in eviction cases filed from May to June. Thats when the moratorium was originally set to end June 30th. Then, the CDC extended it by one more month through Saturday. The Assistant Clerk of Court tells me landlords are already filing evictions before the moratorium ends, knowing it will take 10 to 14 days to get a court date here in Wake County. trt=11 outcue = the moratorium to end. Wake county is opening an extra courtroom to handle the number of expected eviction cases. We also took a look at the numbers in Durham and Johnston Counties. Eviction filings increased 37% between May and June in Durham. Theyre up 55% in Johnston County. Emergency actions in the fight against covid-19. Every day this week, president Joe Biden’s administration has
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