Triangle rent payments are being made at near-usual levels, despite pandemic


The News & Observer (May 22, 2020) -- The coronavirus pandemic has pushed many North Carolinians into economic turmoil — nearly 1 million have filed for unemployment benefits since March — and yet almost nine out of 10 renters in Raleigh and Durham still managed to pay their May rent on time.

In fact, the number of renters in the county who paid rent from May 1-6 was only one percentage point less than a year ago.

In March, advocates and attorneys had worries for the Triangle area and whether people would be able to make their April rent.

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