Fearing that a growing homeless population threatens 'the new Southern hot spot', public officials in Columbia, South Carolina have instigated an aggressive program to rid the city's downtown of its neediest residents.
Aug 26, 2013 The New York Times
<p>With less than a month left before the start of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, residents in the Chinese metropolis are still being evicted to make way for event-related construction.</p>
Jul 17, 2008 The Washington Post via the Boston Globe
<p>City councilors in Washington D.C. have proposed a plan to throw out exemptions that allowed hundreds of landlords to evict residents with little or no notice so they could convert buildings to high priced condos.</p>
Mar 14, 2008 The Washington Post
<p>Plans to convert one of San Francisco's public housing projects into market rate housing has resulted in dozens of evictions, and more are expected.</p>
Mar 7, 2008 The San Francisco Chronicle