Preparing for COVID-19 Eviction Crisis

Robin Merrell, Pisgah Legal Managing Attorney, recently spoke to the Mountain Xpress and The Asheville Citizen Times about the eviction crisis facing our community. “We are fielding over 1,000 calls a week, half of which are eviction-related,” said Robin.  Read the full articles by clicking the buttons below and stay tuned for Robin’s upcoming HOUSING UPDATE where she discusses government program updates and eviction prevention resources. For a national perspective, read this Opinion piece in the New York Times from past Justice Forum speaker Matthew Desmond.

Read Mountain Xpress Article

Read Asheville Citizen-Times Article

NY Times Opinion by Matthew Desmond