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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Selected for the 2018-19 One Book, One Campus Project

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Random House Teacher's Guide for Evicted

Official Website for Evicted

Eviction Lab Website - a national database of evictions in the United States.  Listen to the radio interview below to learn more. 

Desmond, Matthew. Interview by Terry Gross. "First-Ever Evictions Database Shows: 'We're In the Middle Of A Housing Crisis'". NPR. 12 April 2018

The Eviction Lab Teacher's Guide - can be a resource for teachers working with students on data analysis, public policy, social studies, and more. Students in service organizations or those who act as representatives to local governing bodies may also benefit from learning about housing issues in their community.

Eviction Tracking SystemThe Eviction Tracking System (ETS) monitors eviction filings in real time across a set of American cities. It allows you to see how many eviction cases are being filed in Austin, Cleveland, St. Louis, and several other cities, and to compare those numbers to historical averages. This is part of the Eviction Lab's website. - This website is designed to help families find services they need and deserve and connect people with organizations committed to fighting poverty. It also includes key poverty facts for each state. - Population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Lorain County U.S. Census Bureau statistics

Data USA - Lorain County

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