About 1.2 million infections and 164,000 deaths could have been averted in 2020 if the federal government had stopped evictions and utility shut-offs, according to Duke University estimates.
Recent analysis from the Eviction Lab finds that moratoriums significantly reduced the rate of expulsion filings in US cities, but many of those protections are set to expire soon.
France is experimenting with rent controls to better protect inhabitants and make its housing markets more sustainable.
A group of housing advocates are hoping a new referendum will transfer ownership of a quarter of a million apartments to the people.
Developers of projects throughout the city have clashed with neighbourhood activists who fear that rezoning will exacerbate gentrification trends already under way.
City Monitor's 2020 Housing Security Index finds that in the UK, urban areas with dwindling social-housing stock and increasing home cost-to-income ratios face the biggest risks from Covid-19.
The idea is to prevent evictions before they happen by pushing landlords to negotiate. One of the biggest hurdles is ensuring residents know how to access it.
City Monitor's Housing Security Index finds that in the US, metros with high shares of jobs in accommodation and food service face some of the biggest challenges due to Covid-19.
A newly created database is a good start but nowhere near enough.
Matthew Desmond discusses housing protections during a global emergency.
Landlords are reporting notable decreases in rent payments, and it's only the first month.