Eviction filings in the Las Vegas area (Clark County, NV) fell sharply by March 2020. The state of Nevada put in place a moratorium on eviction proceedings from late-March until mid-October 2020. After the expiration of these protections, eviction filings rose. The state then implemented a second moratorium in December 2020 for tenants who affirmed that they had been financially affected by COVID-19 or would be made homeless by eviction. Those protections expired at the end of May 2021.
More detail on eviction protections in Nevada can be found on the COVID-19 Housing Policy Scorecard.
Our data in Clark County is an undercount compared to the number of filings found in data released in the Supreme Court of Nevada’s Annual Report Appendices. Additionally, our data from Clark County comes from three courts: Las Vegas Justice Court, North Las Vegas Justice Court, and Henderson Justice Court. While the eviction cases in these three courts make up vast majority of eviction cases in Clark County, our data will undercount total eviction filings in the county.
* Filings in the last week may be undercounted as a result of processing delays. These counts will be revised in the following week.
Eviction filings in Las Vegas were around historical averages in January and February of 2020. Filings fell in March and April 2020, but increased in the following months.1
Clark County is divided into 487 census tracts. In these tracts, we map the number of eviction filings over the last four weeks.1 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 area—or compared to the typical number of filings in the average year.2
American Community Survey (ACS) data allow us to categorize neighborhoods by their racial/ethnic majority: White, Black, Latinx, or Other/None.
When you toggle the figure to see data relative to average, comparisons are being drawn—within the same set of neighborhoods defined by racial/ethnic majority—between filings over the last six months and average filings in 2016-2019.1