Executive order to help stop evictions falls short of doing that, attorney says

Executive order to help stop evictions falls short of doing that, attorney says

CHARLOTTE — President Donald Trump signed an executive order over the weekend pledging to help people from getting evicted from their homes.

Many residents believed that move would keep them in their homes.

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However, a local woman contacted Channel 9 and said that is not the case.

An attorney told reporter DaShawn Brown he has seen the eviction rate nearly double in Mecklenburg County.

In the video at the top of this webpage, legal aid attorney Isaac Sturgill expresses his concerns that by the end of the month, evictions could increase more.

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Trump signs executive orders on payroll tax, evictions, student loans, unemployment benefits