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"Three Unrelated Rule" changed

Published On: Oct 11 2012 09:00:16 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 11 2012 09:04:45 PM CDT
"Three Unrelated Rule" changed

PITT COUNTY -

Four unrelated people can live in homes in an ECU historic neighborhood according to a vote tonight by Greenville City Council.

The vote was 4-2 in favor of making the proposed change. Previously, only three unrelated individuals could live together in those homes.

A city-wide survey administered by Greenville this summer found 79% of city residents opposed the increase from three to four people.

Wilmington, Durham, and Boone are the other major cities in North Carolina that have three unrelated rules.