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Tenant organizers and legal services groups are working vigorously to get ahead of eviction cases as housing court processes restart.
June 19, 2020, 7am PDT
Many Americans won't be able to pay the rent in July. Black people are more likely to rent and will bear the brunt of a wave of evictions.
June 2, 2020, 8am PDT
A new UCLA report predicts a grim future for renters in Los Angeles. The report, the first issue published in a new journal dedicated to housing and the coronavirus, spells out what government officials must do to offset and prevent further damage.
UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy
April 26, 2020, 9am PDT
A bill announced by Rep. Ilhan Omar would release tenants and homeowners from housing payments until the national emergency is lifted, and would make up the losses to landlords and lenders through a federal fund.
April 16, 2020, 11am PDT
Eviction moratoriums are only as good as their enforcement, as one man’s harrowing story in New Orleans shows.
April 16, 2020, 6am PDT
An expanded housing voucher program is needed to address the medium- and long-term economic consequences of COVID-19.
April 1, 2020, 9am PDT
The pandemic is highlighting the crucial necessity of community developers’ work. Here’s what the field will need to play its part in the recovery.
January 8, 2020, 5am PST
Next City's Jared Brey reviews a year of developments in housing politics and policy, teasing out several big trends.
June 11, 2019, 10am PDT
Upzoning without addressing speculation and finance could exacerbate the housing crisis for the nation’s most vulnerable communities, a professor of urban planning warns.
April 22, 2019, 1pm PDT
Even as the city pursues new affordable housing, lax enforcement of rental regulations is leading to rising costs and evictions.
Crain's New York Business
March 20, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities and states around the country are reconsidering decades-old bans on rent control.
April 22, 2018, 5am PDT
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
June 20, 2017, 10am PDT
A lawsuit, allowed to proceed by a Wayne County judge, reveals some of the difficulties of blight removal.
June 2, 2017, 10am PDT
Callus city builders in Africa must account for the poor as well as the rich argues Mathias Agbo Jr. in a piece for Common Edge.
April 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Rising rents and low income residents have made this South Side neighborhood a locus for evictions and forced moves.
April 12, 2017, 1pm PDT
Housing experts have been reading and passing around "Evicted," by Matthew Desmond, since its release last year. Now the book has won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction.
December 12, 2016, 8am PST
A motion in City Council would open the door to new protections for gentrifying areas.
September 29, 2016, 5am PDT
A survey of renters' housing history in Milwaukee could completely change what we know about eviction in the United States.
March 9, 2016, 10am PST
A Harvard sociologist and author of "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" supports a large expansion of housing vouchers to rebalance the scales of the housing market.
September 15, 2013, 11am PDT
Amsterdam has sent its first family to go live in a ghetto on the east side of the city, now commonly known as "scum village."