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Gillian Slee
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Eviction Depressed Voter Turnout in the 2016 Presidential Election

Could being forced to leave your home have an impact on your capacity or your interest to vote? We examined if neighborhoods facing evictions were less likely to vote.

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Juan Pablo Garnham
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Eviction Diversion: Preventing Eviction Before Going to Court

With federal eviction prevention measures removed and cash benefits like expanded unemployment ending, local and state eviction diversion programs could be key to address a national crisis.

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Jasmine Rangel, Jacob Haas, Emily …
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Preliminary Analysis: 11 months of the CDC Moratorium

We take a look back at the CDC moratorium to better understand who it protected and which groups have remained at risk of eviction.

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The Eviction Lab
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Questions and answers about evictions as the CDC moratorium ends

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for hundreds of thousands of people to pay rent and stay housed. At the Eviction Lab, we believe that everyone deserves a place to call home, especially during an emergency like this. The …

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Olivia Jin, Emily Lemmerman, Peter …
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Neighborhoods with Highest Eviction Filing Rates have Lowest Levels of COVID-19 Vaccination

Where do vaccination rates stand in neighborhoods that have seen most eviction filings during the pandemic? We found a pattern of higher eviction filing rates in neighborhoods with lower vaccination rates in every jurisdiction for which we …

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Lavar Edmonds, Peter Hepburn, Olivia …
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Eviction Prevalence and Spatial Variation Within the Houston Independent School District

Residential mobility affects children’s education, generally for the worse. Forced mobility—involuntary moves over which residents have little or no control—has the potential to be more disruptive, and thus more detrimental to children’s …

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