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Tax foreclosure and other forms of housing displacement are very serious issues in Detroit. The scope of the problem can be quite daunting and understanding the nuances challenging. These resources can be used to learn about this topic and access sev

Evictions

The Prevalence of Housing Eviction in Urban Families

Ian Lundberg and Louis Donnelly (2016)

This paper utilizes a panel of children from 20 major U.S. cities and finds that 1 in 6 children suffer from at least one eviction before the age of 15. It suggests that housing evictions should be investigated further because of this prevalence and evictions should be utilized as an important indicator of inequality.

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