The Dollars Driving Landlords to Evict Aren’t Big Time

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

Little Rock      The landlord ideology about tenants is based on a narrative mythology that whenever they evict, it is because their tenants are deadbeats and scofflaws.  Landlords having powerful local and national organizations and a much louder voice than their tenants have been selling this swill for centuries.  Researchers are now digging deeper into the …

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Eviction Statistics are Tricky, so Be Careful of First Impressions

ACORN Campaign for America's Future Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

Detroit    I was scratching my head.  Everything the ACORN Home Savers Campaign knew from our experiences in building committees in cities around the country and talking to renters and land purchase contract signers indicated that evictions and the threat of evictions were soaring.  In fact, in no small measure that was what was driving families …

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