Nate Morabito | WCNC-TV
Homebuyers in the Charlotte metro area aren't just competing against other people for the limited number of houses for sale. Thousands of homes in the area have been acquired by single-family rental investment companies in the last year.
People behind on their rent because of the coronavirus pandemic got another reprieve last week: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended its moratorium on evictions for one more month. Evictions haven't come to a standstill during the moratorium, but legal and social service agencies are preparing for a wave of evictions when it ends.