A constable in Arizona escorts an evicted family out of their apartment in 2020. In the past four years, California, Oregon and Washington have all adopted “just” or “good” cause policies that require landlords to show valid reasons for evictions. Other states are considering similar measures (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images).

Some states to landlords: You can’t evict tenants without a good reason

BY: - July 5, 2023

‘Just cause’ policies are gaining momentum amid the housing crisis.

Philly City Council votes to extend eviction diversion program

BY: - October 15, 2022

By Naiser Warren-Robinson PHILADELPHIA — City Council has passed an order extending parts of Philadelphia’s eviction diversion program that will extend the requirement that landlords participate in it for at least 30 days before deciding to take legal action against renters. This city housing initiative created during the pandemic has garnered national acclaim for its […]

‘There was no concern for my life’: Families losing homes despite federal eviction moratorium

BY: - July 27, 2021

Housing policy experts have warned that millions of Americans are still struggling to pay their rent, and that the end of that legal protection likely will lead to a surge in eviction filings across the country.

In Philly, experts highlight how residents can avoid eviction

BY: - August 19, 2020

Experts said it's important that renters are aware they cannot be legally evicted without their landlords going through the court system.

Eviction-protection legislation stalls in Philly City Council committee

BY: - May 30, 2020

A City Council committee on Friday punted a bundle of tenant protection bills for renters facing financial hardships due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.