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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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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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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Peter Hepburn, Renee Louis, Joe Fish, …
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U.S. Eviction Filing Patterns in 2020

We provide a snapshot of U.S. eviction filing patterns in 2020 and a first description of how effective these policies were. In a year that was unprecedented in many respects, we aim to show how renters fared, and what they may be facing in …

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Devin Rutan and Matthew Desmond
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Top Evicting Landlords Drive U.S. Eviction Crisis

In order to design policies that could anticipate and prevent tenants from being evicted, the Eviction Lab analyzed the locations of evictions over time, hoping to detect a meaningful pattern. Based on our analysis of 17 cities, evictions …

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Anne Kat Alexander and Sarah Lee
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Preliminary Analysis: A Year of Eviction Moratoria

March 26, 2021 marks the one year anniversary since the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law. As we cross this pandemic anniversary, the Eviction Lab looked back and evaluated twelve months of …

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Peter Hepburn and Renee Louis
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Preliminary Analysis: Six Months of the CDC Eviction Moratorium

Now that the CDC moratorium has been in place for six months—and given that it is set to expire at the end of March—we conducted a preliminary analysis of how effective it has been.

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Gracie Himmelstein and Matthew Desmond
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Born Evicted: Eviction During Pregnancy Worsens Birth Outcomes and Child Wellbeing

Disparities in health at birth expose fissures in the American dream. In a March 1st JAMA Pediatrics journal article, we examine how evictions impact birth weight, prematurity, and infant mortality.

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