We would like to thank representatives of the following organizations, many of whom spoke with us as we developed the Eviction Tracking System. They were invaluable in collecting and providing context around these data.
- Arch City Defenders
- BASTA Austin
- Cea Weaver, Housing Justice for All
- Child Poverty Action Lab
- CMU CREATE Lab
- Community Advocates
- Community Legal Services of Arizona
- Connecticut Fair Housing Center
- Davida Finger, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
- Drew Nolan, Alachua County Labor Coalition
- Elaina Johns-Wolfe
- Eviction Defense Project, Legal Action of Wisconsin
- Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh
- Franklin County Municipal Court
- Ginny Monk, CT Mirror
- Greater Boston Legal Aid
- Greater Hartford Legal Aid
- Hamilton County, OH Clerk of Courts
- Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
- Heartland Center for Jobs and Freedom
- Housing Data Coalition
- Housing Opportunities Made Equal Cincinnati
- Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
- Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
- Jen Rice, Houston Chronicle
- Jonathan Pyle, Philadelphia Legal Assistance
- Katy Ramsey, The University of Memphis School of Law
- Lancaster Stands Up
- Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
- Legal Aid Society of Columbus
- Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
- Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
- Legal Aid of Southwest Ohio
- Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
- Lone Star Legal Aid
- Maricopa County Justice Courts
- Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
- Mediate Milwaukee
- Milwaukee Rental Housing Stability Coalition
- National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel
- National Housing Law Project
- National League of Cities
- National Low Income Housing Coalition
- Neighborhood Preservation, Inc.
- New Covenant Legal Services
- Ohio Legal Help
- Ohio Poverty Law Center
- Red Door Collective
- Rhode Island Housing Authority
- Romina Ruiz-Goiriena, USA Today
- Sarah Holder, Bloomberg CityLab
- Shimberg Center for Housing Studies
- South Carolina Legal Services
- Stanford Legal Design Lab
- Texas Housers
- Texas Tenants Union
- Three Rivers Legal Aid
- Urban Economic Development Association of Wisconsin
- Wisconsin Policy Forum
A number of other groups and organizations have, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, produced systems to track eviction filings in real-time. Below we list some of those resources.
Stanford University’s Legal Design Lab has also put together a similar, expansive list of data resources on housing, evictions, and court filings.
Do you know of any ongoing efforts to track eviction activity not listed here? Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Community Justice Project has been gathering and publishing data on eviction filings, writs of possession, and legal representation in Miami-Dade County.
- A team led by Elora Raymond (Georgia Tech), Erik Woodworth (Atlanta Regional Commission), and Sarah Stein (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta) have constructed the Atlanta Region Eviction Tracker.
- Idaho’s Judicial Branch has adashboard of civil case counts in the state that can allow users to see eviction case levels over time.
- Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan has reports and data tools on eviction in the state of Michigan.
- Open Justice Oklahoma has developed the Oklahoma Court Tracker, which counts evictions filed across the state of Oklahoma since March 15th, 2020.
- The Wisconsin Eviction Data Project was developed by the Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness to track eviction filings and judgments in the state.
- The Track Milwaukee Evictions project developed out of a partnership between the Medical College of Wisconsin Institute for Health Equity’s Division of Epidemiology, Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee City Attorney’s Office, and the Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services.
Other Similar Resources
- The Debt Collection Lab has developed the Debt Collection Tracker to monitor the number of debt cases being filed across the United States
- The Energy Justice Lab has released the Utility Disconnections Dashboard, tracking disconnections nationwide.
- Legal Services Corporation’s Eviction Laws Database is an online tool that allows users to explore the variation in eviction laws across the United States. It is a partnership with the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.
September 20, 2023