Governing Magazine: Where Evictions Are Most Common

Posted on May 29, 2018

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In the June 2018 edition of Governing Magazine, Mike Maciag interviewed Dr. Stephen Sills as to why the highest eviction rates were found throughout the Southeast:

“For many renters living in southeast Greensboro, N.C., changing addresses is an all-too-familiar endeavor. The mostly low-income residents in these communities of concentrated poverty often can’t afford to pay the monthly rent and are ultimately evicted. “We have economic and racial segregation, a concentration of social issues with bad outcomes, and families that are stretched to the limit who routinely are finding themselves in eviction court,” says Stephen Sills, who directs the Center for Housing and Community Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.”

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