A recent report from WRAL discusses a North Carolina Supreme Court case about “whether racism has influenced Kinston leaders’ foreclosure efforts could have implications for the power of local governments across the state.”

So far courts have agreed that Kinston have not engaged in any discriminatory behavior, in what it described as efforts to clean up blighted areas of town.

As discussed in the article, the concerns focus on the municipal process and its appeals process, and where additional remedies can be sought.

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