Evictions Have Led to 10,000 Additional COVID Deaths

Pedestrians walk past a homeless encampment just outside Grand Park, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) More than 433,000 additional COVID-19 cases and over 10,000 deaths came after state-level eviction bans expired over the summer, according to new research out Monday.  Forty-three states and the District of Columbia instituted temporary eviction […]

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Corporate Landlords Are Still Filing Eviction Cases After CDC Order, Data Show

In the four weeks since the federal government announced its unprecedented nationwide moratorium on kicking out certain non-paying tenants during the pandemic, large landlords have filed more than 5,200 eviction cases across just five states, data show. The Private Equity Stakeholder Project collected records from large metropolitan courts in Arizona, Texas, Tennessee, Florida, and Georgia […]

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Landlords Are Finally Facing Consequences for Trying to Evict People in a Pandemic

A landlord in rural Minnesota apparently wasn’t letting widespread eviction moratoriums stop him from kicking out his tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. So, when renters refused to leave after their lease was up this month — they wanted to obey the governor’s orders to “shelter-in-place” to protect their immunocompromised child, and couldn’t find another place […]

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