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News & Notes

“BB&T and SunTrust listened and responded affirmatively to the concerns and requests of community leaders,” Reinvestment Partners Executive Director Peter Skillern said. “The plan demonstrates how one plus one equals more than two with commitments for higher levels of investments, loans and services for low-income communities.”

Before renting pre-1978 housing, lessors must disclose the presence of known lead-based paint. One Durham family is receiving legal representation today because their landlord failed to give them the required lead warning.

"A lot of advocates view [court fees] as a regressive tax... charging the people who need to have access to the courts."

"You could see that there could be a perverse incentive created where someone is convicted, for example, of a traffic violation . . . there's a small amount of that [fee] that goes towards the Law Enforcement Retirement Fund.'

- Quisha Mallette, Community Advocate, Reinvestment Partners