As of June, eviction filings in Detroit rose to 75% of the pre-pandemic rate. At the current filing rate, and with pandemic-era protections set to expire, 61,000 Detroiters will face the threat of eviction. University of Michigan researchers analyzed data from eviction cases over the last three years to assess trends and make predictions for 2022. The researchers explore a new policy brief on access to legal counsel and the city of Detroit’s Right to Counsel ordinance.
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