Mark Robinson is a Richmond, Virginia-based journalist with more than a decade of experience. Most recently, he covered evictions, homelessness and public housing for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, until the newspaper laid him off in February 2022. His work has won top honors from the Virginia Press Association in the feature series, in-depth reporting and breaking news writing categories.
Hungry and on the brink of homelessness, families living in motels look for help
Co-published with VPM News and PBS. In Virginia, many families who cannot find or afford a home have turned to budget motels on the …
‘This is not a home’: What life in a motel is like for this Richmond family
Co-published with VPM News and PBS. What began as a temporary motel stay for the family after an eviction has stretched for years, prolonged, …
What the End of Rent Relief Means for Virginia Tenants
Co-published with the Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism. Eviction cases across the state have nearly doubled as protections and aid run out.