Indiana

The state of Indiana implemented an eviction moratorium that ran from March 19 to August 14, 2020. Filings spiked immediately after that moratorium lifted, but fell as CDC protections were enacted.

More detail on eviction protections in Indiana can be found on the COVID-19 Housing Policy Scorecard. Additional information is available on eviction filing patterns in Indianapolis and South Bend.

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Eviction Filings By Week

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Weekly Filings

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Filings Trend

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Local Moratorium

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CDC Order September 4 - June 30

* Filings in the last week may be undercounted as a result of processing delays. These counts will be revised in the following week.

Changes in eviction filings

Eviction filings in Indiana were significantly above historical average in January and February of 2020.1 Filings began to drop in March, and remained well below average between April and July. Filings have increased since then, though remain below historical average.

  1. Eviction filing data for Indiana were collected by LSC. Historical averages cover the years 2016-2019.

The geography of changes in eviction filings

Indiana is divided into 92 counties. In each of those counties, we map the number of eviction filings over the last four weeks. If you toggle below you can see these numbers as eviction filing rates—the number of eviction filings divided by the number of renter households in the county—or compared to the typical number of filings in the average year.1

  1. Eviction filing data for Indiana were collected by LSC. Historical averages cover the years 2016-2019.
  2. Tract racial characteristics determined using American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for 2014–2018.