Evictions during the Chicago Rent Moratorium Established by the Relief Agencies, 1931-33

@article{Abbott1935EvictionsDT,
  title={Evictions during the Chicago Rent Moratorium Established by the Relief Agencies, 1931-33},
  author={Edith Abbott and Katherine Kiesling},
  journal={Social Service Review},
  year={1935},
  volume={9},
  pages={34 - 57}
}
THE eviction of families from their homes by legal process for non-payment of rent became a not infrequent occurrence in Chicago, as in other large cities, during the depression period. This was, of course, one of the effects of the period of prolonged unemployment and the loss of financial resources of all kinds; but along with these causes went the extraordinary policy of the family welfare agencies regarding rents. An action in forcible entry and detainer is one phase of the law regulating… 
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