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Evictions

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Of all the nightmare scenarios that became possible when the coronavirus hit the shores of the United States, the possibility of massive evictions and a rental market failure seems to have averted the worst possible outcomes. That could still change.
The New York Times
May 4, 2020, 5am PDT
Another month, another rental payment crisis for millions of Americans.
ABC News
March 18, 2020, 12pm PDT
The federal government has announced a critical effort to stabilize the economy as the country addresses the coronavirus pandemic.
CBS News
March 17, 2020, 12pm PDT
The province of Ontario is considering a new law to strengthen tenant protections, but advocates say the law will have the exact opposite of the intended effect.
The Star
November 15, 2019, 2pm PST
One of the most famous suburbs in the country has expended tenant protections in the midst of the housing affordability crisis challenging much of the state.
Pasadena Independent
August 27, 2019, 10am PDT
The city of Columbus provides an example of the need for tenant protections in the state of Georgia.
Ledger-Enquirer
July 24, 2019, 6am PDT
Peter Parker used to struggle to pay the rent, and many people can relate to the superhero's precarious housing situation over the years.
Market Urbanism
June 21, 2019, 2pm PDT
The findings of a recent research project reveal the demographic concentration of evictions in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
MinnPost
April 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
Inglewood had fallen on hard times, but then plans for a massive sports and entertainment complex came along. While the city’s future is poised to change dramatically, the development is also displacing residents.
Los Angeles Times
March 1, 2019, 11am PST
Two urban and regional planning faculty at the University of Michigan's Taubman College, Assistant Professor Robert Goodspeed and Professor Emerita Margaret Dewar, were awarded a grant to study data on evictions in Michigan.
University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
September 20, 2018, 7am PDT
Other cities could learn from efforts to lower eviction rates in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Urban Institute
September 13, 2018, 9am PDT
Hoping to provide relief to renters in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles, the County Board of Supervisors has approved temporary rent control for 50,000 older apartments.
The Orange County Register
August 28, 2018, 6am PDT
In "America's Eviction Badlands," universities are developing web apps to help tenants stay in their homes.
CityLab
June 6, 2018, 9am PDT
About 500,000 tenants face eviction every year—triple previous estimates. And over a million may be involuntary displaced despite never making it to court.
Tenants Together
May 30, 2018, 12pm PDT
The housing crisis is the eviction crisis. Philadelphia is taking action.
Next City
March 31, 2018, 9am PDT
In top-tier Chinese cities like Shanghai and Beijing, new population caps have spurred the relocation of residents, many of them low-income, to smaller cities and the outskirts.
The Guardian
March 29, 2018, 10am PDT
The affluent county finally authorized a concrete plan to address a housing crisis, but forceful opposition from residents put them 'back to Square One.'
Los Angeles Times
March 27, 2018, 5am PDT
According to a new report, a U.S. "eviction epidemic" is connected to a growing number of homeless people.
The Stranger
November 25, 2017, 5am PST
Durham, North Carolina might not be the city you expect to hear about when the conversation turns to a wave of evictions driving residents from their homes as post-Recession development remakes the market.
WNCN
September 1, 2017, 6am PDT
Cities, headlined by New York, are finding new ways to support renters facing eviction.
The Nation