Nashville, Tennessee

Eviction filings in Davidson County, TN (Nashville) began to fall in March 2020. Compared to equivalent periods in 2017-2019, eviction filings were far below average throughout April and May of that year. Tennessee implemented a state-wide eviction moratorium between March 13, 2020 and June 1, 2020. Filings remained low in the state during this periods, but have increased since these protections were lifted.

More detail on eviction protections in Tennessee can be found on the COVID-19 Housing Policy Scorecard.


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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* 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 Nashville were near average in January and February of 2020.1 Filings dropped in March, and stayed low until the state-wide eviction moratorium expired on June 1, 2020, after which they increased. Filings stayed well below pre-pandemic averages, however, until early 2022.

  1. Eviction filing data for Tennessee were collected by Red Door Collective. Historical averages cover the years 2017-2019.

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