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Cities and coronavirus: Some thoughts

Editor’s note: This post originally was published in the City Observatory and is republished here with permission. The opinions expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect those of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research or its staff.

Urban Edge: Mar 19, 2020
Suspending evictions is the right move for Census 2020

Thursday, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Texas Supreme Court halted eviction proceedings until April 19.  This is the right call. With an average of 600 evictions per week in Harris County, suspending evictions will prevent thousands of people from losing their homes over the next month.

Urban Edge: Mar 20, 2020


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: Jan 22, 2020
Housing, Hurricane Harvey, Transportation, Urban Disparity