Gabriel M. Schivone
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America’s Eviction Epidemic

“Things are hard for me,” said Phil, my then-landlord, when he served me and my housemate, Conor, an eviction notice eight years ago.

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Isaac Petkac
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Homeless Shelters, Food Banks Worried Eviction Swell Would be Detrimental

When you think of evictions, it may be easy to think solely of landlords and tenants as the ones who struggle. But that isn't necessarily the case. Places such as homeless shelters and food banks are also primed for a difficult winter …

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Isaac Petkac
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Landlords & Tenants See Financial Struggle During Eviction Process

Regardless of whether someone is a landlord or tenant, both sides have expressed severe financial burdens during the pandemic. The current debate over evictions has made the economic concerns even greater.

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Isaac Petkac
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Evictions: The Concern in Erie - Are There Economic Solutions?

In a time where a global pandemic has put a financial strain on so many, evictions are now at the forefront of discussion in Erie.

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Sharon McDonnell
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I Lost Everything When My Mother Got Evicted

I rang my mother’s doorbell over and over. No answer. Odd, I thought: my mother never went anywhere. Even odder, the apartment was eerily silent.

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Rebecca Burns
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Tenants Just Won a Nationwide Eviction Ban. They're Still Fighting to Cancel Rent.

As another month of rent came due September 1, tenant organizers were greeted with a rare bit of good news. The Trump administration announced a sweeping moratorium on residential evictions through the end of the year, providing an …

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Isaac Petkac
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New Eviction Moratorium: Is Everyone Covered?

Yesterday morning, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said he did not have the legal authority to extend the eviction moratorium. That prompted landlords to file a combined 86 evictions in one day, in Erie County alone.

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