Jun 18, 2022 - Podcasts

The high cost of evictions

Philadelphia is taking a novel approach to lowering its high rate of evictions, especially among Black renters.

  • It’s a pandemic-era program that requires landlords and tenants on the verge of an eviction filing to sit down and come to an agreement before ever entering a courtroom. So far, most landlords and tenants in the city have been happy with the results.

Guests: Axios Philadelphia reporter Taylor Allen and Carl Gershenson, project director at The Eviction Lab.

Credits: "Axios Today" is brought to you by Axios. This episode was produced by Nuria Marquez Martinez and edited by Alexandra Botti. Alex Suguira is our sound engineer. Special thanks to editor-in-chief Sara Kehaulani Goo.

Go deeper