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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


Who Gets Evicted? Assessing Individual, Neighborhood, and Network Factors

Matthew Desmond and Carl Gershenson (2017)

This paper analyzes potential factors that help predict an individual’s risk of eviction. It identifies family size, job loss, neighborhood crime, neighborhood eviction rates, and less robust social networks as relevant predictors of eviction, regardless of the amount of rental payments due.

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