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First-Ever Evictions Database Shows: 'We're In the Middle Of A Housing Crisis'

Matthew Desmond estimates that 2.3 million evictions were filed in the U.S. in 2016 — a rate of four every minute. "Eviction isn't just a condition of poverty; it's a cause of poverty," he says.

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First-Ever Evictions Database Shows: 'We're In the Middle Of A Housing Crisis'

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