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The Eviction Moratorium Ends Sunday

The Eviction Moratorium Ends Sunday

On Sunday, the CDC’s ban on evictions will end. North Carolina’s eviction moratorium ended on July 1st after six Republican officials voted to reject Governor Cooper’s request to extend it by one month.  The eviction moratorium banned evictions that resulted from the...

3 Reasons Supporting the Homeless Is Important This Summer

3 Reasons Supporting the Homeless Is Important This Summer

When asked which season is the most dangerous for America’s nearly 580,000 homeless people, most of us think winter. But winter isn’t the only dangerous season with extreme temperatures. It’s actually the summer months, with their blistering heat, that pose the...

Juneteenth 2021

Juneteenth 2021

Yesterday marked a historic event, when Juneteenth was officially declared a National Holiday in the United States. June 19th marks not only a time for celebration, but also for reflection on our nation's past. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated...

The Ones Who Change the Locks

The Ones Who Change the Locks

Even in 2021, the life expectancy for a person whose been homeless is around 50 years of age, 20 years less than a housed person. Stress, lack of sleep and nutrition, and the trauma of living in the elements and in shelters takes its toll.  At CASA, we focus on the...

How Homelessness Impacts Families in Raleigh, NC

How Homelessness Impacts Families in Raleigh, NC

When most people think of homelessness, they tend to visualize a single individual without shelter. But the reality is that one-third of all people experiencing homelessness in the U.S. are families with children.    Homelessness affects families in unique ways,...

What makes housing affordable?

What makes housing affordable?

Though COVID-19 has shined a bright light on the lack of affordable housing throughout the United States, the truth is that we have been facing this crisis long before the pandemic arrived. Typically, housing affordability is measured by income. Paying 30% or less of...

Resources to Fight Homelessness in Raleigh, NC

Resources to Fight Homelessness in Raleigh, NC

There are many in Raleigh, North Carolina, without a home. But there are none who should go without help. Below is a list of resources dedicated to helping fight homelessness in Raleigh. You can do your part by connecting someone experiencing homelessness with any of...

One Year and Counting: COVID-19 and the Housing Crisis

One Year and Counting: COVID-19 and the Housing Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic approaches the one-year mark, we are thinking about how the crisis continues to highlight the nation-wide need for more affordable housing, assistance for low-income renters, and local solutions to the rising tide of homelessness that may...

Black History Month, Housing, and COVID-19

Black History Month, Housing, and COVID-19

Black History Month is about remembering the important events and people that facilitated social change in our country and acknowledging the fact that we still have a long way to go. Racial discrimination still exists in the United States. The events of 2020 certainly...

How Housing Can Make All the Difference

How Housing Can Make All the Difference

  If there’s one thing that can make a difference in someone’s life, it’s a roof over their head. Read about the difference that affordable housing can make right here in your community, and learn how you can help.  5 Ways Housing Improves Quality of Life Mental...

Happy 2021!

Happy 2021!

At this time last year, we were looking forward to a year filled with gatherings and growth.  We had launched our five year strategic plan with a goal of doubling the number of affordable homes in our community.  Little did we know that we would soon fall out of the...

Ways to Give This Holiday Season

Ways to Give This Holiday Season

As we approach the end of a truly exceptional year, we are so grateful for all of the support we've received at CASA from our donors, volunteers, and friends.  We hope that once we put this year behind us, we'll come out stronger - with a deeper commitment to caring...

Help Us Celebrate GivingTuesday on December 1

Help Us Celebrate GivingTuesday on December 1

GivingTuesday is always a special day, and this time, it means even more. 2020 has been a challenging year for many. The gift of giving — whether it’s our time, money, or advocacy — can go a long way toward making things easier. If you’re in a position to give on...

Get Ready for Our Safe at Home Fall Fundraiser

Get Ready for Our Safe at Home Fall Fundraiser

In an effort to help our tenants stay safe, we’d like for you to do the same. Our 2020 fall fundraiser will still go on as scheduled, but with one big exception: Everyone will be staying home.  Instead of getting dressed up for our annual night out as usual, we’ll be...

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