Five ways Charlotte, North Carolina, deepened its understanding of its eviction crisis

Blog post by Leah Hendey
September 4, 2018

UNC Charlotte Urban Institute   (Charlotte)
Mecklenburg County   (Charlotte)

In North Carolina, a cross-sector partnership—consisting of Mecklenburg County and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Urban Institute (both members of the Urban Institute’s National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership)—took steps to better understand how evictions affect their community. The county has focused on supporting data and research through the Mecklenburg County Housing Instability and Homelessness Report series. These steps can guide other communities as they aim to lower their eviction rates and help residents stay in their homes.