As Los Angeles landlords renovate units to reap the benefits of a high-priced rental market, renters are being pushed out.
After years of inaction, states and cities are taking aggressive steps to protect renters and bring costs down.
The trauma of being poor, so poor that your home can be taken away, still lives with me.
Evictions can plunge an already struggling tenant even deeper into poverty.
Under a local "nuisance" ordinance, a person who calls the cops for domestic violence more than twice in 180 days can face eviction.
I went to Meiji Park and met with some 20 homeless people in the area on September 30 at 9 a.m.. There was only one reason
Every day, NYLAG attorneys meet tenants who have unwittingly waived crucial rights and defenses in their eviction proceedings
I was 24 when it happened. I'd had a hard day at work, and my daughter and I were heading to our apartment in the Bronx. I
Arthur Schack started calling the foreclosure industry's bluff back in 2007 when the eviction hammer began targeting homes in many of Brooklyn's working-class, largely minority, neighborhoods.
By Susanna Blankley, Director, Community Action for Safe Apartments and Andrew Scherer, Policy Director, Impact Center for
In reality, only one in four families who qualify for housing assistance receives it. In the face of stagnating or falling incomes and soaring housing costs, eviction has become more commonplace in America than ever.
Matthew Desmond’s new book makes an undeniable case that we need to fix this all-American tragedy.
Even in the most desolate areas of American cities, evictions used to be rare. They used to draw crowds. Eviction riots erupted during the Depression, even though the number of poor families who faced eviction each year was a fraction of what it is today.
The nuns' landlord reportedly raised their monthly rent by 58 percent.