Other Eviction Research

National & Local Studies on Eviction

The Eviction Research Network aims to highlight the important work done by our partners and other institutions throughout the country. Below you will find links to academic and non-academic research on evictions. If you know of work that you think should be included in this list, please email us.

Table of Contents


Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
(Updated frequently)

Eviction Innovation

Eviction Right to Counsel Resource Center
Stout (updated frequently)

COVID-19 Housing Policy: State and Federal Eviction Moratoria and Supportive Measures in the United States During the Pandemic
Emily A. Benfer, Robert Koehler, Alyx Mark, Valerie Nazzaro, Anne Kat Alexander, Peter Hepburn, Danya E. Keene & Matthew Desmond (2022)

Evictions in New England and the Impact of Public Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Nicholas Chiumenti, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (2022)

Rental Eviction and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Averting a Looming Crisis
National Academies of Science, Engineering, & Medicine (2022)

Feedback Dynamics of the Low-Income Rental Housing Market: Exploring Policy Responses to COVID-19
Katherine Marcal, Patrick Fowler, Peter Hovmand, School of Social Work Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, Brown School of Social Work, Public Health, and Social Policy, Division of Computational and Data Sciences, Center for Community Health Integration, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Coumputing and Information (2022)

Evidence Matters: Evictions
HUD Office of Policy Development and Research (2021)

Report to Congress on the Feasibility of Creating a National Evictions Database
Office of Policy Development & Research (2021)

Analysis of Current and Expected Rental Shortfall and Potential Evictions in the U.S
Stout (2020)


Housing Instability and Emergency Rental Assistance in Alaska
Helen Renfrew, Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness (2021)


Cost of Eviction Calculator
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law


Race and the COVID-19 Eviction and Housing Crisis
Bradey Camille Baltz (2021)

Assessing the Health and Equity Impacts of Arkansas's Landlord-Tenant Laws
Arkansas Community Institute, The Central Arkansas Re-Entry (CARE) Coalition


Densifying Berkeley: Potential Impacts on Displacement and Equity
Anti-Eviction Project (2022)

Eviction Risk Insights Breakdown for California
Urban Footprint (2021)

Project HOME: Modeling and Mapping Eviction rates in California
Joshua Archer, Akaash Kambath, Swetha Pola, Yizi Zhou, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley (2021)

Right to Counsel in Eviction Cases: A California Case Study
School of Law, Boston University (2021)

Fact Sheet: Preventing Eviction and Indebtedness in California
Bay Area Equity Atlas, Housing NOW! California (2021)

California Evictions Are Fast and Frequent
Aimee Inglis, Dean Preston (2018)


A New Normal: How Eviction Court Filing Data Can Advance a More Stable Housing Ecosystem for all Coloradans
Enterprise Community Partners (2022)

Community Economic Defense Project
Updated Frequently

Facing Eviction Alone
Aubrey Hasvold, Jack Regenbogen, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Colorado Center on Law and Policy (2017)


Exposing Connecticut’s Eviction Crisis: Understanding The Intersection Of Race And Sex In Connecticut’s Eviction Crisis
CT Data Collaborative, Connecticut Fair Housing Center (2022)


Housing Opportunity Mobility Equity Stability (H.O.M.E.S.) Campaign: List of Latest Stories and Research
(Updated frequently)

Prior Evictions Among People Experiencing Homelessness in Delaware
Metraux S, Mwangi O, McGuire J, Prior Evictions Among People Experiencing Homelessness in Delaware. Dela J Public Health (2022)

Addressing the Threat of COVID-19 Related Housing Instability and Displacement in Delaware
Metraux S, Rayl M, O’Hanlon J, O’Neill S, Center for Community Research and Service & Institute for Public Administration, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Policy and Public Administration, University of Delaware (2020)

Eviction and Legal Representation in Delaware - An Overview
Guterbock A, Metraux S, Biden School of Public Policy & Administration, University of Delaware (2020)


Too Expensive to Rent: Florida's Rental Market & Eviction Moratorium
Florida TaxWatch (2022)

Tracking the Fallout: The Impact of Eviction Moratoriums on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Evictions and Displacement Post-COVID-19
Zinzi Bailey, Alana Greer, Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health (2020)

No Eviction Without Representation: Eviction's Disproportionate Harms and the Promise of Right to Counsel
American Civil Liberties Union, National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel

Preserving Affordable Rental Housing
Shimberg Center for Housing Studies, University of Florida


Planning and Property Lab

Metro Atlanta Housing Strategy

Special Briefing: Despite CDC Moratorium, Atlanta-Area Eviction Filings Hit Low-Income, Minority Neighborhoods
Center for Housing & Policy Community & Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Housing Stability, Evictions, and Subsidized Rental Properties: Evidence From Metro Atlanta, Georgia
Austin Harrison, Dan Immergluck, Jeff Ernsthausen & Stephanie Earl (2021) Housing Stability, Evictions, and Subsidized Rental Properties: Evidence From Metro Atlanta, Georgia, Housing Policy Debate (2020)

Evictions, large owners, and serial filings: findings from Atlanta
Dan Immergluck, Jeff Ernsthausen, Stephanie Earl & Allison Powell (2020)

From Foreclosure to Eviction: Housing Insecurity in Corporate-Owned Single-Family Rentals
Elora Lee Raymond, Richard Duckworth, Benjamin Miller, Michael Lucas, Shiraj Pokharel, Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Emory University, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Georgia State University


Eviction Prevention Through Hawai‘i’s Tenant-Landlord Mediation Program
Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice, Housing Crisis Research Collaborative (2022)


Evictions in Idaho
Boise State University, Idaho Policy Institute

Out of Control: Growth and Indirect Discrimination in Ada and Canyon Counties' Rental Processes
Berit Shaus, Sharon Hanson, Tim Thomas, Journal of Student Research (2021)

Despite Federal Moratorium, Eviction Rates Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Benjamin Larsen, McAllister Hall, Boise State University (2021)

Treasure Valley Eviction Report
Jesse Tree


Chicago Evictions
Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing

Addressing Eviction: Eviction in Illinois
Housing Action Illinois

Race and Eviction During the Pandemic
Gaines, Brian J. and Mazzone, Jason and Mettler, Matthew and Wilson, Robin Fretwell - Race and Eviction During the Pandemic (2022)

Unhealthy Behaviors in Urban Illinois Communities Affected by Eviction: A Descriptive Analysis
Hazekamp C, Yousuf S, Khare M, MacDowell M. - Unhealthy behaviours in urban Illinois communities affected by eviction: A descriptive analysis (2021)

Chicago Evictions and COVID-19
University of Illinois Chicago, School of Public Health


Housing Instability in Marion County Evictions Before and During COVID-19
Indiana University, Public Policy Institute, Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy (2021)

How Indiana Courts Can Prevent Evictions: Responding to a Looming Public Health and Economic Crisis
Health and Human Rights Clinic, Indiana University, McKinney School of Law, The Indiana Justice Project, Notre Dame Clinical Law Center (2021)

Insuring the Effectiveness of Indiana’s Landlord-Tenant Laws: The Necessity of Recognizing the Doctrine of Retaliatory Eviction In Indiana
Brian D. Casserly (2013)


Updated Frequently


Kansas - Housing Needs By State
National Low Income Housing Coalition

Kansas Evictions Report Shows Ignorance of Legal System
Sherman Smith, Kansas Reflector, Derby Informer (2022)


Louisville Eviction Lab
Rootcause Research Center, Updated Frequently

2021-2022 Evictions in Louisville: According to Property Owners
JP Morgan & Chase Co, Metropolitan Housing Coalition, Kiaspo (2022)

2020-2021 State of Metropolitan Housing Report: COVID-19 and the Struggle to Stay Safe at Home in Lousville, KY
Metropolitan Housing Coalition, University of Louisville Center for Environmental Policy & Management (2021)

Mapping dispossession: Eviction, foreclosure and the multiple geographies of housing instability in Lexington, Kentucky
Taylor Shelton, Geoforum (2018)


The Eviction Geography of New Orleans: An Empirical Study to Further Housing Justice
Davida Finger, University of Columbia (2020)

New Orleans’ Eviction Geography: Results of an Increasingly Precarious Housing Market
Jane Place Neighborhood, Sustainability Initiative, Professor Davida Finger, Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law, Law Clinic (2019)


EVICTIONS IN MAINE: An Analysis of Eviction Filings and Outcomes as the COVID-19 Pandemic Threatens to Increase Rental Housing Instability
Maine Affordable Housing Coalition (2020)

Evictions in New England and the Impact of Public Policy during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Nicholas Chiumenti, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (2022)


Evictions in Montgomery County
Stephanie Bryant, Keili Robinson, Natalia Carrizosa, Office of Legislative Oversight (2018)


Housing Justice Beyond the Emergency: An Analysis of Racial Inequity in Eviction Filings Across Massachusetts
Homes for All Massachusetts (2022)

Evictions in Boston's Communities of Color: The First Year of the Pandemic
City Life/Vida Urbana (2021)

Evictions in Boston: The Disproportionate Effects of Forced Moves on Communities of Color
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, City Life/Vida Urbana (2020)


The Eviction Machine
Urban Praxis Workshop

Michigan Evictions: Trends, Data Sources, and Neighborhood Determinants
Poverty Solutions University of Michigan, Michigan Poverty Law Program, Taubman College Architecture & Urban Planning University of Michigan (2020)


The Illusion of Choice: Evictions and Profit in North Minneapolis
Dr. Lewis B, Calhoun M, Matthias C, Conception K, Reyes T, Szczepanski C, Norton G, Noble E, and Tisdale G, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota (2021)

Preventing Eviction Filing: Piloting a Pre-filing Eviction Prevention Clinic
Cohen M, Noble E, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, Urban Institute (2020)

Mitigating Power Imbalance in Eviction Mediation: A Model for Minnesota
Hare R, Law & Ineq. 135 (2020)

Minnesota Housing: Research on Housing and Community Needs
(Last updated 2020)

Evictions in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Eviction Team (2016)


Housing Needs by State: Mississippi
National Low Income Housing Coalition (Updated frequently)

‘Evicted’ Exhibit At Margaret Walker Center Highlights Eviction Realities, Disparities In Mississippi, Beyond
Mississippi Free Press, Taylor McKay Hathorn (2021)


Kansas City Eviction Project

St. Louis, Justice For All - Evictions

Addressing the Eviction Crisis and Housing Instability Through Mediation
Karen Tokarz, Samuel Hoff Stragand, Michael Geigerman, and Wolf Smith (2020)

National Eviction Risk Projections
COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (2020)

Navigating COVID-19: Health Policy Solutions Housing
Amy Siegler, Missouri Foundation for Health (2020)


Examination of Eviction Filings in Lancaster County, Nebraska, 2019–2021
Ryan Sullivan, University of Nebraska College of Law (2022)

Evictions in Nebraska During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Pierce Greenberg, Erin Feichtinger, Danni Smith, Emily Burke, Creighton University, Together (2021)

Understanding Evictions in Omaha
Pierce Greenberg, PhD, Gary Fischer, JD (2020)

Evictions in Nebraska During Covid-19
Social Science Data Lab, Creighton University (2020)

New Hampshire

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Legal Assistance (2020)

New Mexico

New Mexico Eviction Data
Samuel Taub, University of New Mexico School of Law (2022)

Evictions in the COVID-19 Era: A threat to family and community health in Santa Fe
Human Impact Partners (2020)

New York

Robin Hood
(Updated Frequently)

NYC Eviction Filings
Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, Right to Counsel NYC Coalition, JustFix.nyc, (Updated Frequently)

Active Eviction Cases in New York State
Right to Counsel NYC Coalition (2022)

Low-Income New Yorkers are an Inch Away from Eviction: How to Address Rent Debt and Eviction Pressure to Keep Them Housed
Oksana Mironova, Samuel Stein (2021)

The Effects of Evictions on Low-Income Households
Robert Collinson, Davin Reed (2018)

North Carolina

GreensBoro's Eviction Crisis
Stephen J. Sills, Phillip Sheldon, Kelsi Hobbs, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Center for Housing and Community Studies

Evictions In Durham
Dataworks NC

Eviction Resolution Project
Center for Housing and Community Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Durham Evictions
Rhodes Information Initiative, Data+, Duke University, Ellis Ackerman, Rodrigo Araujo, Samantha Miezio (2019)

A Snapshot of Evictions in North Carolina
North Carolina Justice Center, Budget and Tax Center, Sydney Idzikowski (2018)

Part 1: An Introduction to Evictions in Charlotte-Mecklenburg
University of North Carolina, Charlotte Urban Institute (2017)

North Dakota

North Dakota Case Study: The Eviction Mill's Fast Track to Homelessness
Schmidt, Breezy A. (2017)


The Concentrated Geography of Eviction
Devin Rutan, Matthew Desmond (2021)

Advocates Warn of Post-Moratorium Spike
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio

The Threat of Eviction during COVID-19: Perspectives from Cleveland’s Ohio City
Michelle Volpe-Kohler, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Cleveland Eviction Study: Observations in Eviction Court and the Stories of Poeple Facing Eviction
April Hirsh Urban, Aleksandra Tyler, Francisca García-Cobián Richter, Claudia Coulton, Tsui Chan, Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University

Making Sense of Eviction Trends during the Pandemic
Hal Martin

"You are being asked to leave the premises": A Study of Eviction in Cincinatti and Hamilton County, Ohio 2014-2017
Elaina Johns-Wolfe, M.A., Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati (2018)


It's Time for Action to Address Oklahoma's Eviction Crisis
OKPolicy, Oklahoma Policy Institute, Ryan Gentzler (2022)


Evicted in Oregon

Comparisons of Eviction Data from SETA's Tenant Hotline and Court Records
Springfield Eugene Tenant Association (2022)

Evaluating Oregon’s Safe Harbor Eviction Diversion
Lisa K. Bates, Colleen Carroll, Minji Cho, Devin MacArthur, Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative, Portland State University

Oregon's Safe Harbor for Tenants: Rocky Shoals In Eviction Diversion
Lisa Bates, Housing Crisis Research Collaborative, Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative, Portland State University


Revealing Opportunities and Challenges: An Analysis of Eviction Filings in Pennsylvania
The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (2022)

Longer Trips to Court Cause Evictions
Hoffman, David A. and Strezhnev, Anton - Longer Trips to Court Cause Evictions (2022)

Eviction In Allegheny County: A Mixed-Methods Study By The Pittsburgh Foundation
The Pittsburgh Foundation (2021)

Affordable Housing, Eviction, and Health Prevalence and Impact of Evictions Eviction Prevention Initiatives
Office of Policy Development and Research, Evidence Matters: Transforming Knowledge Into Housing and Community Development Policy (2021)

Evictions in Philadelphia: A Data & Policy Update
Ira Goldstein, Emily Dowdall, Colin Weidig, Janine Simmons, Brian Carney, Policy Solutions, Reinvestment Fund (2019)

Puerco Rico

The Impact of Short-Term Rentals in Puerto Rico: 2014-2020
Raúl Santiago-Bartolomei Ph.D., Deepak Lamba-Nieves Ph.D., Enrique A. Figueroa Grillasca, Ysatis A. Santiago Venegas, CNE Puerto Rico’s Think Tank (2022)

Exploring the Experiences of University Students Evicted from Campus Housing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Marla Perez-Lugo, Haorui Wu, Frances Gonzalez Crespo, Adriana Castillo, Cecilio Ortiz Garcia, Natural Hazards Center (2020)

Rhode Island

Evicted Rhode Island: A Rodemap to Reforming the Rhode Island Eviction System
Updated Frequently

South Carolina

The Eviction Landscape in South Carolina
Ethan Magnuson (2021)

Home is Where the Heart Is: On Evictions in South Carolina
South Carolina AppleSeed Legal Justice Center


COVID-19 and Evictions in Memphis
Andrew Guthrie, Courtnee Melton-Fant, Katherine Lambert-Pennington, University of Memphis (2022)

Race, mental health, and evictions filings in Memphis, TN, USA
Courtnee Melton-Fant, Austin Harrison, Katy Ramsey Mason (2022)

COVID-19 Renters and Housing Instability: Combatting the Eviction Epidemic during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Knox County, Tennessee
Samantha B. Myers-Miller, University of Tennessee (2022)

The State of Evictions in Memphis, Tennessee
Alexander Martin Uhlmann, University of Texas at Austin (2020)


A Review Of Eviction Protections In Dallas, Texas
Timothy Bray, The Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas (2021)

Displaced in Place: Manufactured Housing, Mass Eviction, and the Paradox of State Intervention
Esther Sullivan, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado Denver (2017)

Retaliatory Eviction in Texas - An Analysis and a Proposal
Jane E. Bockus, St. Mary’s University (1978)


RVA Eviction Lab

The Geography of Eviction in Richmond: Beyond Poverty
Benjamin F. Teresa, PhD, RVA Eviction Lab

The Virginia Eviction Reduction Pilot Program: Final Report on Phase 1
Dr. Benjamin Teresa, Kathryn Howell, Ivan Duen, Hannah Woehrle, Connor White, Maria Tova Enriquez Dougherty, RVA Eviction Lab (2022)

After the Eviction Moratorium: How Are Renters Faring?
Stephanie Norris, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (2022)

Initial Analysis and Recommendations to Reduce Evictions in Virginia
Department of Housing & Community Development (2020)


Utah Evictions & Connections To Racial Ethnic Disparities In Utah
Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs

Racial Disparities In Eviction Rates During COVID-19
Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs, Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement (2020)

Housing Inequalities: Eviction Patterns in Salt Lake County,Utah
Richard M. Medinaa, Kara Byrneb, Simon Brewera, Emily A. Nicolosia, University of Utah, Department of Geography, United States of America, University of Utah, College of Social Work (2020)

Evicted in Utah
The Utah Investigative Journalism Project, The Salt Lake Tribune, The Economic Hardship Reporing Project (Updated Frequently)


Eviction in Vermont: A Closer Look
Vermont Legal Aid (2019)


Rental Eviction and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Averting a Looming Crisis
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine (2022)

The State of Evictions Racial and Gender Disparities in Washington Evictions
Tim Thomas, eScience Institute & Sociology, University of Washington

Research/Policy Resources
Rental Housing Association of Washington (Updated Frequently)

Forced Out: Race, Market, and Neighborhood Dynamics of Evictions
Thomas, Timothy A. Department of Sociology, University of Washington (2017)

Washington D.C

Expiring Eviction Moratoriums and COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality
Kathryn M Leifheit, Sabriya L Linton, Julia Raifman, Gabriel L Schwartz, Emily A Benfer, Frederick J Zimmerman, Craig Evan Pollack, Expiring Eviction Moratoriums and COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality, American Journal of Epidemiology (2021)

Eviction in Washington, DC: Racial and Geographic Disparities in Housing Instability
Brian J. McCabe, Eva Rosen, Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy (2020)


Track Milwaukee Evictions
Medical College of Wisconsin Institute for Health Equity’s Division of Epidemiology, Legal Action of Wisconsin, Milwaukee City Attorney’s Office, Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services, Updated Frequently

Comprehensive Study of One Month of Evictions in Milkwaukee County, Wisconsin
Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Inc (2022)

Wisconsin Eviction Data Project
Interagency Council on Homelessness, State of Wisconsin Department of Administration, Updated Frequently

Uprooted: Evictions in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Policy Forum (2018)