Black renters far more likely to face eviction in the U.S., Indiana

Less than one-fifth of renters in the United States are Black. But more than half of eviction filings are against Black renters. New research from the Eviction Lab at Princeton University provides a clearer picture of the demographics of who gets evicted in the U.S.

The study linked names and addresses on eviction court records to census data. Lead researcher Nick Graetz said the trends that appeared weren’t exactly shocking.

“Really seems like it’s largely Black families who are being filed against for eviction,” Graetz said. “So, I think the broad patterns were what we expected them to be, but I […]

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