Research at Nebraska 2019-2020 Report

Tag: Kreisman Initiative on Housing Law and Policy



Eviction Reflects Deeper Financial Stress

Eviction gained national attention in 2016 with sociologist Matthew Desmond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City”. Husker economist Daniel Tannenbaum heard Desmond speak and was blown away by the problem’s magnitude – roughly 2.5 million evictions, or about four each minute, are filed annually in the U.S. He and colleagues […]