Eviction

Eviction notice posted on gate

Study: Tenant Distance From Court Affects Eviction Risk

Renters with longer commutes to eviction courts, often located downtown, face higher eviction rates.

June 13, 2022 - Marketplace

Tenants' rights rally in front of Los Angeles City Hall, June 2021

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to L.A. Eviction Moratorium

With the U.S. Supreme Court refusing to hear the latest challenge to the city’s eviction moratorium, eviction protections in Los Angeles remain in place—for now.

April 19, 2022 - LAist

Apartment renter

California's Extended Tenant Protections a Mixed Bag

While state lawmakers rush to pass extended eviction protection for struggling Californians, tenant advocates say the new law could nullify local rent relief initiatives and exclude tenants who miss the application deadline.

March 30, 2022 - CALmatters

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South Florida Renters Struggle To Find Affordable Housing

Tenants in Tampa Bay are finding it increasingly difficult to access stable housing as rents rise and affordable building stock dwindles.

February 16, 2022 - News4Jax

Boulder Colorado

Boulder's Eviction Prevention Program, One Year Later

A program created last year to assist tenants and prevent evictions has helped close to 400 households in its first year.

February 11, 2022 - City of Boulder

Boston houses

How One of Boston's Top Evictors Changed Its Ways

A major for-profit affordable housing provider hasn't evicted a single tenant since early 2020. How did the company do it, and can its method be a model for other developers?

December 10, 2021 - Shelterforce Magazine

Weathered stone slabs with the words Juvenile Court Entrance engraved into it.

Minor Defendants: Kids Are Being Named in Evictions

Absurd as it may sound, minor children are sometimes named in eviction filings. If a child’s name makes in onto official court records—especially if those records are public and online—the damage can be irreversible.

November 17, 2021 - Shelterforce Magazine

Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Eviction Moratorium

The majority opinion claims the CDC overstepped its authority and calls for congressional approval of any further eviction moratoriums.

August 29, 2021 - New York Times

Multi-Family Housing

Millions of Tenants at Risk of Eviction, Billions in Rental Assistance Undelivered

What happens if the federal rental assistance money available to renters doesn’t make it to them before the moratorium expires? And how did the 2020 eviction predictions pan out?

July 28, 2021 - Shelterforce

Eviction Crisis

Rescue Plan has Billions Available for Housing, Advocates Urge Officials to Take It

With relatively few strings attached to the $350 billion in funds states and municipalities will receive, the door is wide open for governments to make a dent in their housing needs. But will they?

July 1, 2021 - Shelterforce Magazine

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