Eric S. Peterson is the executive director of the Utah Investigative Journalism Project, a non-profit, public service journalism and educational resource for the state and region. He has been an investigative reporter in Utah for the past decade and gained acclaim for breaking major stories about pay-to-play corruption allegations at the Utah Attorney General’s Office years before his competition.
Co-published with Salt Lake City Weekly. What does it mean to have police "dedicated to homeless response"?
Taxpayers Spent Over Half a Million Dollars to Clean Homeless Encampments in Salt Lake County in 2021
Co-published with The Salt Lake Tribune. Advocates say money would have been better spent on housing and services.
Co-published with The Salt Lake Tribune. New guidance from the Department of the Treasury clarifies funding is meant to ‘achieve housing stability.’
Co-published with The Salt Lake Tribune. But legislation expunging eviction records shows bipartisan support.
Co-published with The Salt Lake Tribune. Tenants of a Utah apartment complex said property managers “wouldn’t fix anything,” while increasing the rent and filing lawsuits against …
Co-published with The Salt Lake Tribune. The state will continue paying landlords for application assistance but stop funding advocacy groups.
Co-published with The Salt Lake Tribune. Eviction notices can be a tactic of harassment or intimidation, renters and activists say.
Co-published with the Utah Investigative Journalism Project and The Salt Lake Tribune. Under the new law, Utah landlords will have to disclose fees that were previously hidden in …