COVID-19 Pandemic · Evictions

COVID-19 Pandemic


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Jenny Schuetz, “America’s inequitable housing system is completely unprepared for coronavirus,” Brookings, March 12, 2020,

Benjamin Fearnow, “Biden, Sanders demand 3-month freeze on rent payments, eviction of tenants across U.S.,” Newsweek, March 28, 2020,

Kriston Capps, “What Happens When the Eviction Bans End?” CityLab, May 29, 2020,

Associated Press, “Tenants Behind on Rent in Pandemic Face Harassment, Eviction,” U.S. News and World Report, June 14, 2020,

John L. Micek, “Pa. is facing a wave of evictions. Two state House lawmakers have a plan to help,” Pennsylvania Capital-Star, June 16, 2020,

Renae Merle, “Evictions are likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hard hit,” Washington Post, July 6, 2020,

Renatta Signorini, “As time ticks down on eviction ban in Pennsylvania, crush of court cases expected,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 8, 2020,

Eric Levitz, “This Recession Is a Bigger Housing Crisis Than 2008,” New York, July 13, 2020,

Sam Levin, “California landlords are locking out struggling tenants. A ‘tsunami of evictions’ may be next,” Guardian, July 30, 2020,

Regina Garcia Cano and Michael Casey, “Wave of evictions expected as moratoriums end in many states,” Associated Press, August 4, 2020,

Emma Ockerman, “The Tenant Uprising Is Here, and It’s Fierce,” Vice, August 7, 2020,

Stephen Caruso, “Gov. Wolf says his executive authority has run out on extending eviction moratorium, perplexing some experts,” Pittsburgh City Paper, August 28, 2020,

John Fritze and Nicholas Wu, “Trump administration announces nationwide eviction moratorium through end of the year,” USA Today, September 1, 2020,

Elizabeth Hardison, “Pa.’s moratorium on evictions has ended. Here’s what that means,” Pennsylvania Capital-Star, September 1, 2020,

Ashwin Rodrigues, “Gig Economy Company Launches Uber, But for Evicting People,” Vice, September 21, 2020,

Michelle Conlin and Christopher Walljasper, “Time’s up: After a reprieve, a wave of evictions expected across U.S.,” Reuters, October 19, 2020,

Ryan Deto, “Pittsburgh-area apartment complex The Alden South Hills seeking large-scale evictions,” Pittsburgh City Paper, October 21, 2020,

Kriston Capps, “Landlords Challenge U.S. Eviction Ban and Continue to Oust Renters,” CityLab, October 22, 2020,

Kyle Swenson, “Renters thought a CDC order protected them from eviction. Then landlords found loopholes,” Washington Post, October 27, 2020,

Will Parker, “Struggling Rental Market Could Usher in Next American Housing Crisis,” Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2020,

Gretchen Morgenson, “Large corporate landlords have filed 10,000 eviction actions in five states since September,” NBC News, October 26, 2020,

Heather Long, “Millions of Americans are heading into the holidays unemployed and over $5,000 behind on rent,” Washington Post, December 7, 2020,

Andrew Khouri, “Depleted savings, ruined credit: What happens when all the rent comes due?” Los Angeles Times, February 2, 2021,

Leah Litman, “A judge says we can’t ban evictions. It’s an attack on all federal power,” Washington Post, March 1, 2021,

Kate Giammarise, Rich Lord, and Jay Manning, “Tenant Cities: One Day In Allegheny County’s Eviction Hotspot,” WESA, March 11, 2021,

Catherine Rampell, “Rents for the rich are plummeting. Rents for the poor are rising. Why?” Washington Post, March 22, 2021,

Eli Saslow, “The battle for 1042 Cutler Street,” Washington Post, May 1, 2021,

Kyle Swenson, “Federal judge vacates CDC’s nationwide eviction moratorium,” Washington Post, May 5, 2021,

Kyle Swenson, “The eviction moratorium is about to end. Rent relief hasn’t arrived. These renters decided to take action,” Washington Post, June 5, 2021,

Will Parker, “Logjams Are Keeping Much of $47 Billion in Federal Aid From Renters,” Wall Street Journal, June 7, 2021,

Associated Press, “Supreme Court rejects plea by landlords to lift federal eviction moratorium,” Los Angeles Times, June 29, 2021,

Sarah Holder and Kriston Capps, “Eviction Deadline Looms for Millions of Tenants With Surging Rent Debt,” June 30, 2021,

Rich Lord, “With one more month on eviction curbs, landlord filings rise,” Public Source, July 1, 2021,

Andrew Ackerman, “End of Eviction Moratorium Puts Many Tenants at Risk of Losing Their Homes,” Wall Street Journal, July 23, 2021,

Kriston Capps, “Will the White House Extend the Eviction Moratorium Again?” Bloomberg, July 28, 2021,

Philadelphia Inquirer, “Evicted without warning, again: As lockouts resume, tenants are left scrambling for homes,” July 19, 2021,

Andrew Ackerman, “Biden Asks Congress to Extend Federal Eviction Moratorium,” Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2021,

Charlotte Keith, “Thousands of Pa. households still waiting for rental relief as eviction ban nears its end,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 29, 2021,

John Wagner and Tony Romm, “Biden, Democrats mount last-minute effort to extend eviction moratorium,” Washington Post, July 29, 2021,

Kriston Capps, Marie Patino, and Jeremy Diamond, “Where Eviction Risk Is High, Covid Vaccination Rates Are Low,” Bloomberg, July 30, 2021,

Sarah Ferris, Heather Caygle, and Katy O’Donnell, “Democratic push to extend eviction moratorium fizzles in the House,” Politico, July 30, 2021,

Jonathan O’Connell et al., “Evictions are about to restart as tenants wait on billions in unspent rental aid,” Washington Post, July 30, 2021,

Katy O’Donnell, “‘Down the drain’: Millions face eviction after Biden lets protections expire,” Politico, July 31, 2021,

Matt Stieb, “What Happens Now That the Eviction Moratorium Has Expired?” New York, August 2, 2021,

Sean Sullivan, Marianna Sotomayor, and Tyler Pager, “Liberals erupt in fury at White House over end of eviction moratorium,” Washington Post, August 2, 2021,

Jeff Stein et al., “Biden administration moves to block evictions in most of U.S. following liberal backlash,” Washington Post, August 3, 2021,

Andrew Ackerman and Siobhan Hughes, “Biden Administration Issues New Eviction Moratorium,” Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2021,

Michaelle Bond, “More than 45,000 Philly tenants have requested help with rent. The city can help less than half,” Philadelphia Inquirer, August 8, 2021,

Josh Gerstein and Katy O’Donnell, “Judge mulls blocking Biden’s new eviction ban,” Politico, August 9, 2021,

Rich Lord, “Develop PGH Bulletins: Umbrella group for North Side development to shift direction, change director,” Public Source, August 9, 2021,

Ryan Deto, “Allegheny County extended its local eviction moratorium, and data shows it’s necessary,” Pittsburgh City Paper, August 11, 2021,

Brent Kendall, “Eviction Moratorium Left in Place by Judge Despite Legal Doubts,” Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2021,

Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin, “Real-Estate Interests Ask Supreme Court to Block Biden’s Eviction Moratorium,” Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2021,

Alana Durkin Richer, “US appeals court refuses to end CDC’s eviction moratorium,” Sacramento Bee, August 21, 2021,

Rachel Siegel, “As eviction crisis loomed, rental relief barely picked up in July,” Washington Post, August 25, 2021,

David G. Savage, “Supreme Court blocks Biden’s extension of eviction ban,” Los Angeles Times, August 26, 2021,

Ashlyn Still and Alyssa Fowers, “With evictions expected to mount, access to rental aid remains uneven,” Washington Post, September 2, 2021,

Liz Theoharis, “The Land of the Free, Where So Many of the Brave Are Homeless,” TomDispatch, September 16, 2021,

Chris Hoffman, “Hundreds Facing Eviction This Week As Allegheny County’s Eviction Moratorium Expires,” KDKA Television, October 31, 2021,

Rich Lord, “Landlord-tenant cases inch up as eviction curbs end,” Public Source, November 1, 2021,

Chris Arnold, “Evictions rising even as rental help from Congress reaches millions of people,” National Public Radio, November 11, 2021,

Michaelle Bond, “Philly’s program that prevents evictions will continue through 2022,” Philadelphia Inquirer, December 16, 2021,

Rich Lord, “Steady rise in eviction filings shows stresses in the Pittsburgh-area rental market,” Public Source, January 10, 2022,

Lori Teresa Yearwood, “Evictions Are Back. Black Renters Are Suffering the Most—Again,” New Republic, March 14, 2022,

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