Matthew Desmond’s Eviction Lab examined eviction rates and poverty rates by census tract in Detroit. Around 2009, evictions were more prominent in Downtown areas with more high-rise apartments, but now it seems to have followed population movement to outer neighborhoods.
Exactly. One in twenty renter families were evicted in Detroit last year, or roughly 45 people a day. Here is a map of evictions in Detroit by poverty rates. pic.twitter.com/eQL3FaouJj
— Matthew Desmond (@just_shelter) April 30, 2018