Eviction

The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

The Scarlet E, Episode 3: "Landlords & Tenants"

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. This is the dollars-and-cents episode of The Scarlet E, in which On the Media sets their sights on the practicalities and pitfalls of housing America’s poor families in the private rental market.

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

The Scarlet E, Episode 2: "40 Acres"

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. Eviction isn't without its own historical context. In vulnerable communities of people of color, displacement and denial of housing are phenomena centuries in the making. This episode maps the persistent line between racist housing policies, localized profiteering, and the devastating plunder of generations of wealth. 

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. We have an eviction epidemic in this country. We’ve had one for a long time. And in this new four-part series from On the Media, host Brooke Gladstone will seek out the why and the wherefore — in search, ultimately, of a cure.

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Jessica McKenzie

ANALYSIS

Co-published with CityLabAn open data project sought to battle tax foreclosures by arming residents with information. It may have empowered property speculators more than anyone.