City of Raleigh Approves $500,000 on Tenant Lawsuit Settlement Assistance & Eviction Program

The Raleigh City Council yesterday unanimously approved spending $500,000 on a program to help renters by preventing evictions and providing legal support for those who face losing their homes. The federal funding comes from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. City documents show the plan calls for $300,000 to be spent on an eviction prevention program and $200,000 for tenant lawsuit settlement assistance.

Author: Mike Jackson