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Finding Home: Evictions Resume in Mecklenburg, But Money and Mediation Help Keep Some in Their Homes

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“The Mecklenburg County Courthouse is slowly reopening. Last Monday, eviction hearings resumed for the first time since March. At one point, the court had a backlog of about 1,800 pending cases, most over unpaid rent. Last week, magistrates worked their way through 600 eviction cases, known as "summary ejectments.”… Read more.