Listing of Articles focusing on evictions, foreclosures, relocations/displacement & homelessness.

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June 21, 2022

HUD Memo: Criminal Background Screenings May Violate Fair Housing Act

HUD issued a memo on June 10 outlining the ways criminal background screenings may violate the Fair Housing Act (FHA). The memo provides tips for conducting FHA investigations related to background screenings and best practices for landlords and other housing providers to adopt to ensure their…

May 31, 2022

New Research Finds Public Housing Agencies File Nearly 6% of Evictions

A new report published in Cities, “Eviction from Public Housing in the United States,” highlights trends in eviction filing rates among public housing agencies (PHAs). Using data from 1,243 PHAs spanning 26 states, the report finds that, on average, 7.6% of tenants in public housing receive an…