November 17, 2021
Real Estate

NC real estate group seeks end to statewide eviction moratorium as landlords struggle

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The North Carolina Realtors Association is calling on Gov. Roy Cooper to lift the statewide moratorium on evictions from rental properties.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Carolina has paid more than $133 million to help 36,000 people stay in their homes.

“I’ve seen the tragedies for the tenants and also the tragedies for the landlord,” said Cathy Robertson.

Robertson manages roughly 800 rentals in the Greensboro area and says it’s not the financial windfall many believe it to be.

“Look at an $800 rental,” said Robertson. “You deduct from that the mortgage. You deduct from that the property taxes and insurance. You’re really only left with a little bit.”

“They’re under a lot of pressure,” said Wake County…

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