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October 2021

Harris County evictions trending up as federal moratorium ends
Community Impact (October 14, 2021)

September 2021

Hurricanes Couldn’t Destroy Galveston’s Spirit. The Vacation Rental Boom Just Might.
Texas Monthly (September 30, 2021)

Federal eviction moratorium is set to expire, but little will change in Texas
Spectrum News 1 (September 29, 2021)

Eviction filings are on the rise in Harris Co., but more assistance is available
Fox26 (September 22, 2021)

In the race to distribute rent relief, Houston-Harris County has made major strides
Smart Cities Dive (September 15, 2021)

$250,000 In Relief Money Will Go To Eviction Legal Aid And Rent Payment, Harris County Constable Says
Houston Public Media (September 3, 2021)

The nationwide ban on evictions is over. Here’s what Texas renters need to know.
Texas Tribune (September 2, 2021)

$1,500 relief checks return to Harris County, as well as money to cover eviction appeals
ABC13 (September 2, 2021)

August 2021

Houston Parents Evicted, Separated From Their Toddler After Landlord Rejects Rent Relief
Houston Public Media (August 30, 2021)

Jueces locales deciden el destino de inquilinos que enfrentan el desalojo
Chicago Tribune (August 20, 2021)

The CDC Halted Evictions. Texas Judges Are Proceeding Anyway.
Texas Observer (August 16, 2021)

Local Judges Decide Fate of Many Renters Facing Eviction
Pew Charitable Trusts (August 13, 2021)

Here’s where rent relief is helping Harris County residents at risk of eviction
Kinder Institute Urban Edge (August 12, 2021)

How Access to Eviction Filing Data Helped Hold Decision-Makers Accountable
New America (August 12, 2021)

Facing eviction? Harris County tenants are finding relief in the most unexpected place
ABC13 (August 11, 2021)

Couple forced to live in truck among many Houstonians dealing with evictions
ABC13 (August 6, 2021)

In Harris County, hundreds evicted despite moratorium
Houston Chronicle (August 5, 2021)

Federal eviction moratorium extended as Harris County continues financial relief efforts
Community Impact (August 5, 2021)


July 2021

More evictions expected for Houston area families as CDC moratorium ends Saturday
Fox26 (July 29, 2021)

Struggling to pay rent? Texas Eviction Diversion Program extended during COVID-19
Fort Worth Star Telegram (July 20, 2021)

Thousands Of Houston Evictions Paused During The Pandemic Could Resume In Coming Weeks
Houston Public Media (July 14, 2021)

June 2021

COVID relief, unemployment benefits are going away - and struggling Houstonians are worried
Houston Chronicle (June 25, 2021)

As CDC’s Eviction Moratorium Ends, States Prepare for Flood of Cases
Pew Charitable Trusts (June 22, 2021)

AER Allocates $1 Million in Grants Towards Natural Disaster Assistance
Army Emergency Relief (June 21, 2021)

Houston Renters Brace For Expiration Of Federal Eviction Moratorium, Unemployment Benefits
Houston Public Media (June 10, 2021)

Millions still available for rent relief, but help won't last for long
ABC13 (June 1, 2021)


May 2021

Houston officials are handing out rent relief, but not all landlords are signing up
NPR Marketplace (May 31, 2021)

Another $157M in federal rent relief headed to Houston area
Houston Chronicle (May 27, 2021)

There’s $159 Million In Rent Relief Up For Grabs In The Houston Area. But Many Landlords Don’t Want The Money.
Texas Standard (May 17, 2021)

Property taxes: Protest yourself or hire a pro?
ABC13 (May 5, 2021)

More than ever, Harris County home appraisals draw protests
Community Impact (May 2, 2021)


April 2021

‘I thought there was a moratorium?’ How Texas forgot renters during the pandemic
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (April 29, 2021)

About $100 million in local relief remains available for Harris County renters
Houston Chronicle (April 29, 2021)

In Houston, Evictions Continued Despite City ‘Grace Period’
Houston Public Media (April 27, 2021)

Why is Eviction Data so Bad? Recommendations for Improving the Local and National Landscape.
New America (April 20, 2021)

Eviction Data--For Better or Worse
New America (April 20, 2021)

Texas Judges Can Now Ignore Eviction Ban, And That's Confusing Tenants And Landlords
Bisnow (April 20, 2021)

Foreclosures, Evictions, and Utility Cutoffs: The Fair Housing Impact of COVID-19 on Black Communities
NAACP LDF Thurgood Marshall Institute (April 13, 2021)

Texas renters may lose after state Supreme Court declines to renew emergency order
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (April 2, 2021)


March 2021

Pandemic cited as cause of homelessness for some in Houston
Associated Press (March 24, 2021)

No city in America has enough low-income housing. Houston is one of the worst.
Houston Chronicle (March 18, 2021)

Twitter feed alerts people to pollution problems
KPRC (March 17, 2021)

Montrose TIRZ presents ‘Liveable Centers’ plan for long-term investments in affordable housing, infrastructure
Community Impact (March 8, 2021)

Powered By People Supports Houston and Harris County Eviction Defense Coalition
Lone Star Legal Aid (March 5, 2021)

Tracking Missouri eviction rate changes by county
Missouri Business Alert (March 3, 2021)

In Texas, Travis County boasts highest percentage of residents willing to receive COVID-19 vaccine
Austin American-Statesman (March 1, 2021)


February 2021

Evictions continue in Houston as new measures aim to stem tide
Community Impact (February 26, 2021)

Texas federal judge rules CDC eviction moratorium unconstitutional
ABC13 (February 25, 2021)

Houston-Area Judges Are Evicting Renters Who Could Be Protected Under Federal Order
Houston Public Media (February 24, 2021)

Spreading the word to Houston renters about the CDC's eviction order
Houston Chronicle (February 12, 2021)

Houston hopes to pair rent relief cash with ordinance to temporarily bar evictions
Houston Chronicle (February 11, 2021)

Houston to consider grace period through March 31 for tenants behind on rent
Community Impact (February 10, 2021)

Harris County, Houston partner on new $159 million rental relief program
Community Impact (February 10, 2021)

Turner to offer grace period ordinance to block evictions in Houston through March
Houston Chronicle (February 10, 2021)

Longtime Montrose residents say its identity hinges on affordability
Community Impact (February 8, 2021)

Policies To Postpone Evictions During the Pandemic Sound Simple. They're Not.
CoStar News (February 5, 2021)


January 2021

Here's how President Biden's team is dealing with nationwide evictions
ABC13 (January 22, 2021)

How bad has the nationwide eviction crisis impacted Harris County?
ABC13 (January 22, 2021)

Austin Area Leads The State When It Comes To Willingness To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine
KUT 90.5 (January 22, 2021)

Survey: Nearly two-thirds of Texans are hesitant to get COVID-19 vaccine
San Antonio Report (January 22, 2021)

In Houston, Evictions Continue Despite Federal Moratorium
NPR: Here & Now (January 8, 2021)

Pandemic evictions cost Harris County $100 million and much more
Urban Edge, Kinder Institute at Rice University (January 6, 2021)


December 2020

10 bills to watch in 2021 Texas legislative session
KPRC (December 28, 2020)

CDC Eviction Moratorium Stopped Less Than 10% Of Proceedings In Houston Courts
Houston Public Media (December 20, 2020)

Advocates pressure Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to act on evictions
Houston Chronicle (December 15, 2020)

‘An absolute blessing’: Council approves relief fund to give struggling Houstonians $1,200 checks
Houston Chronicle (December 2, 2020)


November 2020

Houston's Lack of Affordable Housing is Contributing to its Unusually High Eviction Rate
Bisnow (November 24, 2020)

Assistance programs help thousands of Spring-Klein residents, but needs remain
Community Impact Newspaper (November 18, 2020)

Houston-area eviction filings during pandemic hold steady at No. 2 nationwide
Houston Business Journal (November 6, 2020)

Thousands of Texas Can't Vote Because They're on Parole or Probation
Houston Public Media (November 2, 2020)


October 2020

State providing $171 million in rental aid in new Texas Eviction Diversion Program
Fox 26 Houston (October 22, 2020)

Katy-area evictions continue due to recession
Community Impact Newspaper (October 21, 2020)

Despite Eviction Ban, Some Landlords Pressure Tenants to Leave Amid Pandemic
WBUR Boston (October 15, 2020)

In Houston, Whether or Not You're Evicted Can Depend on the Judge
Houston Public Media (October 8, 2020)


September 2020

Texas Supreme Court issues order strengthening CDC eviction moratorium
Community Impact (September 18, 2020)

Despite CDC order, eviction cases still being filed
KHOU (September 16, 2020)

Evictions cost Harris County over $240 million a year — that was before COVID-19
Urban Edge, Kinder Institute (September 16, 2020)

Fort Bend Rep. Gary Gates evicted more than 100 tenants during the pandemic
Houston Chronicle (September 15, 2020)

Despite A New Federal Ban, Many Renters Are Still Getting Evicted
NPR: Morning Edition (September 14, 2020)

Group aims to provide free legal help to Harris County families facing eviction during pandemic
KPRC (September 14, 2020)

The Moratorium on Evictions Can't Fix the Disastrous Housing Crisis
Mother Jones (September 4, 2020)

How the National Eviction Moratorium Could Impact Houston Renters
Houston Public Media (September 2, 2020)

Eviction case filings in Harris County total almost $18 million during COVID-19 pandemic
KHOU (September 1, 2020)

Houston Renters Face Mounting Uncertainty As Official Reject Eviction Grace Period
Bisnow (September 1, 2020)


August 2020

Harris County commissioners OK $15M more for Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Houston Business Journal (August 26, 2020)

As eviction cases resume in parts of Houston, low-income Texans fear losing a place to live
Texas Tribune (August 25, 2020)

Galveston County eviction cases have become dire
The Daily News (August 21, 2020)

Protestors Rally at Harris County Housing Court in Attempt to Stop Evictions
Houston Public Media (August 21, 2020)

Houston among top US metros in eviction filings during Covid-19
Houston Business Journal (August 14, 2020)


July 2020

Harris County prepares for surge in evictions as federal protections, unemployment boost end
Community Impact (July 29, 2020)

Why Houston Apartment Evictions Are Mounting
The Wall Street Journal (July 24, 2020)

U.S. eviction bans are ending. That could worsen the spread of coronavirus
Reuters (July 23, 2020)

“No hay mucho por hacer para evitar un desalojo”: abogado de inquilinos que no pueden pagar renta en Houston
Univision (July 17, 2020)

A federal eviction moratorium protected millions in the pandemic. It's about to expire.
Houston Chronicle (July 16, 2020)

CHN’S Covid-19 Watch: Tracking Hardship July 10
Coalition on Human Needs (July 10, 2020)

Harris County eviction cases continue to mount as coronavirus threat, job loss continues
Click 2 Houston (July 8, 2020)

Evictions are likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hard hit.
Washington Post (July 6, 2020)

Urgently needed: Timely, more detailed standardized data on US evictions
City Metric (July 2, 2020)

Dane County Board supervisors Analiese Eicher, Shelia Stubbs announce criminal justice reform ‘action plan’
The Cap Times (July 1, 2020)

Harris County has publicly accessible courthouse data. Why can’t Dallas County, too?
The Dallas Morning News (July 1, 2020)

Opinion: Dallas County, Texas, Lacks Accessible Courts Data
Government Technology (July 1, 2020)


June 2020

Harris County commissioners to consider pilot program to assist indigent renters
Community Impact (June 29, 2020)

Speaking with Jeff Reichman of January Advisors
Armando L. Walle (June 25, 2020)

New task force to address Houston-area housing crisis in wake of COVID-19
Community Impact (June 24, 2020)

Housing Stability Task Force Members Represent Service Providers, Property Owners, Tenants and Advocates
Woodlands Online (June 24, 2020)

New data shows nearly $29M in lost rent, grim housing outlook for Houston
Houston Chronicle (June 24, 2020)

As COVID-19 Continues To Spread, Harris County Courts Are Moving Forward With Evictions
Houston Public Media (June 24, 2020)

Harris County works to keep coronavirus-fueled evictions from growing
Chron (June 16, 2020)

May 2020

Apartment market suffers coronavirus setback as eviction concerns mount
Houston Chronicle (May 29, 2020)

Common Sense Talk Radio - Episode 1 - May 2, 2020
Bill King, A Public Policy Discussion (May 7, 2020)

Houston looks to boost Census self-response rates in Montrose as part of citywide effort
Community Impact (May 1, 2020)

March 2020

If a coronavirus recession mirrors 2008 conditions, Houston could lose $100 million in tax revenue
Community Impact (March 30, 2020)

Live Updates: The Coronavirus In Greater Houston
Houston Public Media (March 5, 2020)

February 2020

Report identifies jail deflection, diversion options
Sun Prairie Star (February 20, 2020)

Why you should care about Census 2020
Texas Children's Hospital Blog (February 6, 2020)

December 2019

Property Taxes And Protests Driving Investment Decisions In Houston
Bis Now (December 10, 2019)

July 2019

Airbnb to collect city hotel taxes from rental guests
Houston Chronicle (July 2, 2019)

June 2019

Why revocations from probation and parole make up nearly half of Texas prison admissions and what to do about it
Grits for Breakfast (June 24, 2019)

May 2019

Closing the Gap: How CCR&Rs Can Help Communities Meet Their Child Care Supply and Demand Needs
Child Care Aware of America (May 28, 2019)

Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Sports Radio 610 (May 26, 2019)

Dallas mayor’s race makes the case for ranked choice voting
Fair Vote (May 7, 2019)

April 2019

WATCH: A Discussion On The 2020 U.S. Census
Houston Public Media (April 4th, 2019)

September 2018

Growing Up in America 9/24/2018
Children at Risk (September 25, 2018)

August 2018

How data can be a critical tool in criminal justice reform: transparency encourages advocacy and accountability in Dallas County
Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (August 6, 2018)

May 2018

Houston is forcing its parolees out of the city center and into 'the boonies'
The Appeal (May 22, 2018)

November 2017

Post-Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s Civic Tech Community Flourished
Government Technology (November 3, 2017)

Extreme Times call for extreme data
Police Data Initiative (November 1, 2017)

September 2017

Jeff Reichman, Special Guest
Greater than Code (September 28, 2017)

Today in OpenGov: But their emails.
Sunlight Foundation (September 26, 2017)

June 2016

Episode 2: Jeff Reichman of January Advisors
Texas VC Podcast (June 1, 2017)

April 2016

Where Houston’s Trump and Sanders Supporters Are Clustered, and Other Election Data Mapping Fun
Swamplot (April 6, 2016)

December 2015

Office of the Future: A Techie and a Teen Share Their Office Needs
Bis Now (December 14, 2015)

October 2014

Houston releases open data policy
State Scoop (October 28, 2014)

June 2013

How the Houston Hackathon Happened
Data-Smart City Solutions at Harvard Kennedy School (June 12, 2013)