I've had the privilege of sharing my opinions directly through news outlets on a few ocassions. Here's a listing:
Slate: “You Can’t Stop Evictions If You Don’t Pay People’s Rent.” Co-authored with Erika Martinez. 9/14/2021.
The Guardian: “The eviction moratorium is about to expire – and the situation is dire.” Co-authored with Emily Benfer. 7/29/2021.
The New York Times: “The End of the C.D.C. Eviction Moratorium Means Trouble.” 6/2/2021 (in print 6/4/2021).
Slate: “America Can’t Just Build Its Way Out of an Eviction Crisis.” Co-authored with Devin Q. Rutan. 5/6/2021.
The Washington Post: “Federal rent relief isn’t going where the renters are.” 2/1/2021.
The New York Times: “The Black Hole at the Heart of the Eviction Crisis.” Co-authored with Yuliya Panfil. 1/28/2021. (This appeared in print!)
Every once and a while a reporter asks me a question. Here is a (sporadicly-updated) listing of my responses, plus a lot of good reporting!
PBS NewsHour: “How homebuyers of color are disproportionately impacted by rising mortgage rates.” 8/30/2022.
The Guardian: “Four corporate US landlords deceived and evicted thousands during Covid, report reveals.” 8/4/2022.
The New Republic: “After the Eviction Moratorium.” 7/5/2022.
ABC News: “How an eviction prevention program emerged after the moratorium ended.” 4/8/2022.
The Atlantic: “Why So Many COVID Predictions Were Wrong.” 4/7/2022.
USA Today: “Eviction inequality: Staggering numbers show Black women targeted most.” 4/4/2022.
The New York Times: “New York’s Ban on Evictions Is Expiring. What Happens Now?” 1/14/2022.
Weekend Edition (NPR): “Federal rent money finally got to renters, and eviction filings haven't gone up.” 12/26/2021.
Searchlight New Mexico: “Helped out: Landlords tried to evict nearly 200 households with pending rental assistance applications.” 12/22/2021.
Univision: “On the Verge of Eviction.” 12/19/2021.
Marketplace (NPR): “Renters and landlords face challenges as federal rent assistance money begins to dry up.” 12/6/2021.
Morning Edition (NPR): “Evictions rising even as rental help from Congress reaches millions of people.” 11/11/2021.
The New York Times: “With Cases Piling Up, an Eviction Crisis Unfolds Step by Step.” 11/7/2021.
The Washington Post: “The feared eviction ‘tsunami’ has not yet happened. Experts are conflicted on why.” 9/28/2021.
Law360: “NY Says More Funds Needed As Rent Aid Speeds Up.” 9/22/2021.
The Atlantic: “The Coming Wave of Evictions Is More Than a Housing Crisis.” 9/3/2021.
The Takeaway: “The Supreme Court Ended Biden Administration's Eviction Moratorium.” 8/30/2021.
Bloomberg CityLab: “Where Will the Eviction Wave Hit? Follow the Big Landlords.” 8/28/2021.
Morning Edition (NPR): “Why The Delay For Those Needing Federal Rental Assistance?” 8/26/2021.
The New York Times: “Why Do We Make Things So Hard for Renters?” 8/7/2021.
Checks and Balances (The Economist): “Could the pandemic provide the momentum needed to fix homelessness?” 8/6/2021.
All Things Considered (NPR): “Millions Of Tenants Will Be At Risk Of Eviction When The Moratorium Ends This Weekend.” 7/30/2021.
The Takeaway: “The COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium Is Set to Expire This Month.” 7/26/2021.
Consider This (NPR): “Millions Of Americans Could Be Facing Eviction.” 6/23/2021.
The Guardian: “Millions in US ‘race against the clock’ to pay the rent and stave off eviction.” 6/17/2021.
All Things Considered (NPR): “With The Eviction Moratorium's End Looming, Black Renters Likely To Be Hit Hard.” 6/17/2021.
Morning Edition (NPR): “Corporate Landlord Evicts Black Renters At Far Higher Rates Than Whites, Report Finds.” 6/3/2021.
Morning Edition (NPR): “Landlords Struggling to stay afloat see Lifeline in COVID-19 Relief for Renters.” 3/17/2021.
Morning Edition (NPR): “For Black Families, Evictions are still at a Crisis Point—Despite Moratrium” 2/24/2021.
Louisiana Weekly: “Stimulus Bill provides scant relief for COVID battered nation” 1/4/2021.
India Post: “Income Cliff Looms for Millions – What Federal Relief Bill Could Mean” 12/31/2020.
The Washington Post: “Struggling renters face avalanche of evictions without federal aid.” 12/25/2020.
Huffpost: “COVID-19’s Looming Eviction Crisis Will Devastate Women.” 12/11/2020.
The Texas Observer: “The Blacklist.” 12/9/2020.
Bloomberg: “Eviction Filings by Big Landlords Surged After Trump Issued Ban.” 9/14/2020.
Slate “What Next: When America Can't Pay the Rent.” 7/31/2020.
Huffpost: “Millions Of Americans Are About To Be Homeless, And It’s Totally Preventable.” 7/29/2020.
Marketplace (NPR): “An eviction filing could lead to spiraling poverty.” 7/24/2020.
All Things Considered (NPR): “Federal Moratorium On Evictions Expires On Friday. What's Next?” 7/24/2020.
The Washington Post: “Evictions are likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hard hit.” 7/6/2020.
Reuters: “As U.S. lockdowns lift, evictions loom for poorest city dwellers.” 6/19/2020.