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LaVonne Ellis
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No Standing, No Stopping, No Parking

Nearly seven years ago I moved out of my small San Diego apartment and into a van. I was sixty-seven, on social security, and decided to trade paying rent for a life on the road.

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Isaac Petkac
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Eviction Filings Swell in Erie as Battle to Extend Moratorium Continues

As of 5:00 pm Tuesday, Erie County District Courts saw a combined 63 eviction filings for nonpayment of rent, according to the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania. The same system recorded 8 filings in Crawford County, as landlords now …

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The Eviction Lab
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COVID-19 Housing Policy Scorecard Methodology

To prevent the deleterious health consequences of eviction and an escalating economic crisis during the COVID-19 outbreak, U.S. states are beginning to pursue strategies to ensure safe, decent, and stable housing during and after the …

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The Eviction Lab
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COVID-19 and Changing Eviction Policies Around the Nation

As the world seeks to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers across the U.S. are responding to the heightened insecurity so many face. This table details where local governments, states, and the federal government have taken action. We …

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James Minton
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Article: Eviction Data Can Keep Cities from “Designing Policy in the Dark”

The Urban Institute’s How Housing Matters website has published an enlightening piece summarizing the current state of nationwide eviction data-gathering, as well as describing the critical role this data can play in informing public …

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The Eviction Lab
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National Estimates: Eviction in America

Since the Eviction Lab’s inception, we’ve been in constant pursuit of a seemingly simple question: how many evictions take place in the United States each year? After countless hours of data collection and research, we are finally able to …

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James Minton
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How We Partnered With Mapbox to Visualize Evictions Nationwide

When Matthew Desmond and his Eviction Lab research team offered us the task of mapping and visualizing their first-of-its-kind database of eviction statistics, we (the web team) were excited, honored, and humbled. And then, when things …

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