North Carolina Limits Commercial and Residential Evictions and Other Lease RemediesJune 2, 2020
June 2, 2020 – AlertsBy Elizabeth Sims Hedrick, Jessica Lyn Green and Catherine B. Mitchell
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 142 on May 30, 2020, placing temporary restrictions on residential and commercial evictions for monetary defaults related to COVID-19 and extending the prohibition on utility shut-offs. In response to the Executive Order, North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley issued an order that extends the statewide stay on all eviction hearings through June 21, 2020 and establishes a voluntary mediation program for summary ejectment actions.
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