Amid high rents, eviction filings in major Texas cities soar above pre-pandemic levels
Texas Tribune (February 16, 2024)

Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace race: What to know about the two candidates and top concerns
Houston Chronicle (February 14, 2024)

There are even fewer affordable apartments in Massachusetts than we thought, according to new data
WGBH (January 30, 2024)

The Impact of Debt Collection Lawsuits in Hamilton County, TN
Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga (January 29, 2024)

With eviction rates high in Houston, tenants face a legal representation vacuum
Kinder Institute Urban Edge (December 18, 2023)

How We’re Using Data on Houston’s Growing Diversity to Drive Naturalization Strategies
Houston Endowment (December 11, 2023)

New Dashboard Offers Insights, Resources for More Than 300,000 Houston-Area Immigrants Eligible to Naturalize
Houston Endowment (November 16, 2023)

UTHealth Houston study to examine how eviction protection during the pandemic affects mental health
Health Medicinetral (November 16, 2023)

Houston’s low voter turnout isn’t driven by motivation issues; it’s driven by access issues
Houston Landing (November 9, 2023)

A daunting process for debtors: Report suggests ways to foster equitable access to court system
Minnesota Lawyer (October 13, 2023)

AirMail is filling rooms at TCEQ meetings
Air Alliance Houston (October 11, 2023)

Report calls for changes in debt collection legal process in Minnesota
MPR News (October 10, 2023)

MSBA's Access to Justice Committee Issues In-Depth Report on Debt Collection in Minnesota
Minnesota Legal Aid (October 10, 2023)

Evictions 'substantially worse' as cases escalate in Harris County, judge says
ABC13 (October 4, 2023)

Traveling exhibit's Houston stop localizes America’s deadly drug threats
Community Impact (October 2, 2023)

Three new NIH grants
UT Health Cizek School of Nursing (September 21, 2023)

Towards Uniform Court Eviction Data Standards
New America (September 21, 2023)

Harris County judges working on initiative that would bring changes to eviction process in Justice courts
Click2Houston (September 21, 2023)

2 Harris County courts are changing how Houston handles evictions
Community Impact (September 20, 2023)

2 Harris County courts receive grant funding to establish full-time eviction diversion efforts
Houston Public Media (September 6, 2023)

Fair for Houston is on the ballot
Axios (August 23, 2023)

Advocates meet signature threshold for advancing Houston-Galveston Area Council referendum
Houston Landing (August 10, 2023)

Invisible evictions: How housing insecurity affects Houston students
Community Impact (August 7, 2023)

Majority of Houston residents are renters, report reveals
Houston Business Journal (August 1, 2023)

5 key takeaways from the new State of Housing report on Houston and Harris County
Houston Chronicle (July 25, 2023)

Renting in Harris County is increasingly unaffordable and fraught with other challenges
Kinder Institute Urban Edge (July 25, 2023)

Houston is vastly underrepresented on this Texas council. Here's why it matters.
Chron.com (July 6, 2023)

Fair for Houston pushes for regional planning council changes
Axios (July 5, 2023)

Harris County jurors to get a pay raise as Abbott signs bill authorizing increase
Houston Chronicle (June 16, 2023)

At the fringes of Houston’s prosperity, the city’s eviction machine is running full throttle
Texas Tribune (June 8, 2023)

Houston’s Future Hinges on Regional Cooperation
Planetizen (May 30, 2023)

Highways, flooding and sprawl: How Houston could have a bigger say in the region's future
Kinder Institute Urban Edge (May 29, 2023)

Texas map shows 'alarming' gaps in childcare access, especially for low-income, high-needs areas
Houston Chronicle (May 12, 2023)

A/C Repairs: Costly for Landlords to Make, Health Hazards for Tenants if They’re Not
Houston Press (April 27, 2023)

Texas lawmakers are using a map filled with issues as proof of voter suppression in Harris County
Houston Chronicle (April 21, 2023)

Houston ISD offering resources to help families facing eviction
Click2Houston (April 21, 2023)

No, 121 Harris County polling places did not run out of ballot paper. Blame misleading messaging.
Houston Chronicle (April 20, 2023)

Opinion: Debt collections are clogging Michigan courts. The rules aren't fair.
Detroit Free Press (April 6, 2023)

Harris County will soon offer free legal counseling to residents facing eviction
Houston Public Media (March 27, 2023)

As evictions reach historic levels in Harris County, families in Houston ISD are bearing the brunt
Kinder Institute Urban Edge (March 21, 2023)

Texas renters got unprecedented help during the pandemic. The Legislature is unlikely to extend it.
Texas Tribune (March 14, 2023)

Texas Rent Relief portal back online after being overwhelmed by applicants
Fox26 (March 14, 2023)

Price Opacity: North Texas Lags Behind State for Hospital Price Compliance
D Magazine (March 13, 2023)

Can justice be served in 60 seconds?
Texas Housers (February 17, 2023)

Houstonians face eviction fears as cost of living skyrockets: 'It's just hard'
ABC13 (February 16, 2023)

Harris County's growing eviction dockets mean many cases are decided in less than 90 seconds
Houston Chronicle (February 15, 2023)

Opinion: Legal aid in eviction cases a win for tenants and county
Houston Chronicle (December 16, 2022)

Essay: 5 minutes per eviction hearing? Why Harris County should redraw court maps.
Houston Chronicle (December 15, 2022)

More Houston neighborhoods became majority-renter over the past decade
Urban Edge by the Kinder Institute (December 5, 2022)

Research Report: Michigan’s Justice for All Commission Releases Report on Debt Collection Lawsuits, Joyce and Partners Provide Support
The Joyce Foundation (November 18, 2022)

Michigan’s Largest Utility Wants a Rate Hike as It Disconnects a High Number of Customers for Nonpayment
ProPublica (November 17, 2022)

Report: Debt-collection cases overwhelm district court dockets
Crain's Detroit Business (November 17, 2022)

Reforms Urged As Mich. Debt Collection Caseload Grows
Law360.com (November 16, 2022)

Debt Collection Lawsuits Dominate Michigan’s Civil Court Dockets
Michigan Courts (November 16, 2022)

Harris County commissioners approve $4M to provide legal services for renters facing eviction
Community Impact (September 30, 2022)

Harris County leaders working to solve 'massive problem' after thousands of evictions within 1 month
ABC 13 (September 28, 2022)

County approves $4 million to help renters facing evictions access legal help
Houston Chronicle (September 28, 2022)

A New Website Aims to Penetrate the Fog of Pollution Permitting in Houston
Inside Climate News (September 15, 2022)

Data Underscore the Need to Preserve Affordable Housing
Urban Institute (September 7, 2022)

When Harris County tenants have the means to appeal evictions, two-thirds have cases dismissed
Houston Chronicle (September 6, 2022)

When it comes to eviction outcomes in Harris County, the length of a renter’s court commute matters
Houston Chronicle (September 2, 2022)

Houston woman’s startling eviction suggests how vulnerable tenants are. Experts say it was illegal.
Houston Chronicle (August 31, 2022)

She Didn’t Know She Still Owed Money to Her Utility. Then 25% of Her Paycheck Was Gone.
ProPublica (August 19, 2022)

Health care prices vary widely across Texas – new website shows how much
Bowie News (August 3, 2022)

Texas' Eviction Craze
Texas Observer (July 27, 2022)

9 things to know about debt crisis in Texas courts and how to avoid being sued by creditors
Houston Chronicle (April 28, 2022)

Loads of Debt: Texas courts are slammed with debt collection lawsuits, with devastating consequences
Houston Chronicle (April 28, 2022)

Should you protest your property taxes?
KHOU 11 (April 25, 2022)

Soaring property taxes make preserving affordable housing tougher. Fifth Ward is trying to combat that.
Houston Chronicle (April 25, 2022)

Editorial: As eviction cases rise, JPs should welcome tenants’ legal assistance
Houston Chronicle (March 28, 2022)

Harris County homeowners should expect a big spike in value on their new property appraisals
Houston Chronicle (March 18, 2022)

¿Por qué los hispanos en Houston podrían estar en desventaja durante las apelaciones de desalojos? Te explicamos
Univision Houston (February 16, 2022)

Meet the primary candidates running for Harris County's justice of the peace seats
Houston Public Media (February 14, 2022)

Senators Ask JP Morgan to Explain Its Lawsuit Blitz Against Credit Card Customers
ProPublica (February 7, 2022)

Houston eviction courts are packed again as numbers return to pre-COVID levels
Houston Public Media (January 27, 2022)

Evictions rise in Harris County as $300 million in federal funding starts to run out
ABC13 (January 19, 2022)

Why Houston-area landlords are kicking tenants out and asking for more back rent
Houston Chronicle (January 13, 2022)

Houston-Harris County rent relief gets a lifeline with $13 million in additional funding
Houston Chronicle (January 7, 2022)

A Return to Robo-Signing: JPMorgan Chase Has Unleashed a Lawsuit Blitz on Credit Card Customers
ProPublica (January 5, 2022)

Harris County's eviction crisis worsening despite billions of dollars in aid
Fox26 (December 31, 2021)

Houston-area community land trusts could help fill a widening gap in housing affordability
Houston Public Media (December 17, 2021)

Editorial: Rent relief shouldn’t depend on zip code. Hear that, Montgomery County?
Houston Chronicle Editorial Board (December 6, 2021)

How Courts Embraced Technology, Met the Pandemic Challenge, and Revolutionized Their Operations
Pew Charitable Trusts (December 1, 2021)

Montgomery County leaders returned $7 million in unspent rent relief. Residents are still getting evicted
Houston Public Media (November 18, 2021)

As federal eviction moratorium ends, more Spring residents seek housing assistance
Community Impact (November 15, 2021)

Climbing housing costs weigh on Cy-Fair renters
Community Impact (November 1, 2021)

'Chaos and havoc.' Here are greater Cincinnatti's 'eviction hotspots.'
Cincinnatti Enquirer (October 25, 2021)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

‘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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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