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Eviction and Foreclosure Research

Explore Poverty Solutions’ research on eviction and foreclosure prevention in the journal articles, working papers, policy briefs, news releases, and ongoing research projects listed below.

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Eviction and Foreclosure Research Scholars

Houses on Field St in Detroit

Detroit Metro Times | Jun. 13, 2023

15% of Detroit landlords evicted tenants soon after receiving COVID-19 rental aid

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Detroit News | Jun. 12, 2023

UM report: $8.2M in federal rental aid spent on Detroit landlords who evicted tenants

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Detroit Free Press | May. 25, 2023

Evictions are up in Detroit: What happens in court, to belongings after notice

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News Releases

Research Projects

  • Michigan Evictions: Assessing Data Sources and Exploring Determinants The project: Each year, tens of thousands of Michigan households lose their homes as a result of court-ordered evictions, and Michigan cities have some of the highest eviction rates in the nation. The goal of this project is to analyze available data to better understand the prevalence, patterns, and causes of evictions in Michigan, and…