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Tenants Facing Eviction Over COVID-19 Look to a 1970s Solution
This film was produced in collaboration with Retro Report and was co-published in partnership with The New York Times. It is the first in a series about evictions related to the coronavirus and explores how a counterintuitive proposal to help renters buy their apartments is gaining traction within America’s fair housing movement.
Retro Report is a nonprofit news organization exploring the history and context behind today’s headlines. It has produced more than 200 short documentaries and video series and partnered with The New York Times, The New Yorker, PBS, NBC, Politico, The Guardian, Univision, Quartz and others.
Co-published with Retro Report and The New York Times.