Who We Are

The Emergency Committee to End the Durham Eviction Crisis is a broad, coalitional effort of concerned individuals and organizations fighting to end evictions and for affordable housing in Durham. We formed at the end of 2019 to demand a moratorium...

Petition for Equitable Development in Bragtown: Durham, NC

Petition for Equitable Development in Bragtown: Durham, NC

AUG 19 UPDATE -- Dear Braggtown residents and Durham neighbors, Braggtown won the first round of the fight for equitable development in our neighborhood! Last week, Durham’s City/County Planning Commission unanimously voted NO against a huge...

Durham: Stop Evictions During COVID-19 Crisis!

Durham: Stop Evictions During COVID-19 Crisis!

Dear Judge Evans, We are writing to you as a group of Durham based organizations and individuals who are deeply concerned with the safety, health, and wellness of Durham residents facing eviction from their homes. We are aware of Chief Justice...

THIS WEDNESDAY: Speak Out at Durham Housing Authority Meeting!

THIS WEDNESDAY: Speak Out at Durham Housing Authority Meeting!

On Wednesday, January 29 the Board of the Durham Housing Authority is meeting. The people of Durham, following the lead of DHA residents, are showing up to protest the conditions in public housing and to demand an immediate moratorium on evictions....

Press Release: DURHAM RESIDENTS DEMAND MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS

Press Release: DURHAM RESIDENTS DEMAND MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS

DURHAM RESIDENTS DEMAND DURHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY ENACT MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS  DURHAM, NC -- Voters in Durham recently passed a monumental $95 million affordable housing bond to tackle the issues of rising housing costs. Most of this bond is...

Durham: Stop Evictions, No Displacement During the Holidays

Durham: Stop Evictions, No Displacement During the Holidays

Did you know the winter months have the highest rates of evictions if any time of the year? Did you know the Durham Housing Authority has filed evictions on 40% of its affordable housing residents so far this year? An emergency committee to stop...