• Renter says she was nearly evicted as retaliation

    By: Brittney Johnson


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Charlotte non-profit that helps people facing eviction says it's getting twice as many requests for help as last year.

    [SPECIAL SECTION: Affordable Housing Crisis]

    The city's affordable housing shortage is making it harder for some residents to stay in their homes.

    Watch the video at the top of this page, as Eyewitness News anchor Brittney Johnson speaks to one renter who knew her rights, which made all the difference.

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