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Evictions have returned to — or exceeded — pre-pandemic levels

Posted on AllSides March 16th, 2023
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Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

The rate of eviction filings has returned to or exceeded pre-pandemic levels in many U.S. cities in recent months, amid the historically high cost of housing and other basic necessities.

That's according to data from the Eviction Lab — a Princeton University project aiming to fill an "information hole in the center of the evictions crisis" by collecting data from court filings and other sources, research specialist Jacob Haas told Axios.

Driving the news: Sweeping local and national eviction moratoriums helped keep many families in their homes through the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With those moratoriums long since...

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