Eviction’s Fallout: Housing, Hardship, and Health

@article{Desmond2015EvictionsFH,
  title={Eviction’s Fallout: Housing, Hardship, and Health},
  author={Matthew Desmond and Rachel Tolbert Kimbro},
  journal={Social Forces},
  year={2015},
  volume={94},
  pages={295 - 324}
}
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