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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

Outlier Media | Sep. 28, 2022

Why this program to turn Detroiters into homeowners has been so effective — and how to make it better

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Black News Portal | Sep. 13, 2022

Detroit Tenants Association Builds a Citywide Coalition Pushing For Renters’ Rights

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WXYZ 7 Detroit | Aug. 4, 2022

'They don't want us here.' Detroit tenants unite to fight rising rent costs

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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…