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The Effects of Evictions on Low-Income Households

  title={The Effects of Evictions on Low-Income Households},
  author={Rob Collinson and Davin Kristopher Reed},
Each year in the U.S., more than two million renter households report being at risk of eviction, yet there is little causal evidence on how evictions affect low-income households. We assemble novel data linking individuals from housing court cases in New York City to administrative data and leverage the random assignment of cases to courtrooms to estimate the causal effect of evictions on homelessness, health, earnings, employment, and public assistance receipt. Evictions cause large and… 
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