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Matthew Desmond
Sociologist , Contributing writer , Author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. The Eviction Lab is coming ...
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Matthew Desmond Sep 20
The Average Household Would Save $6,200 on Affordable Rent - The Atlantic
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The New York Times Sep 18
Last week the California Legislature passed 15 housing bills in an attempt to tame the state's cost of living
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Charles Hughes Sep 14
So excited to read the new book by my friend and colleague . I've been excited for this one for a long time. Congrats!
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Harvard JCHS Sep 15
is due and many Harvey survivors have no way to pay it
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Matthew Desmond Sep 15
Hookworm, a disease of extreme poverty, is thriving in the US south. Why? | US news | The Guardian
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Zach Byrne Sep 13
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Sarah Mervosh Sep 13
Replying to @smervosh
Part 2 of my housing project: Disabled Dallas woman faces eviction after late fees cost more than(!) her rent
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Matthew Desmond Sep 13
One percent of Denver renters hire a lawyer when facing eviction. via
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Matthew Desmond Sep 12
Critically important new research from the amazing affirms the stubbornness of racial discrimination in the job market.
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Sarah Shannon Sep 12
19 million Americans have felony convictions - our new piece (w/data) in Demography
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Matthew Desmond Sep 12
Replying to @ClintSmithIII
All my comments will come as gifs, too.
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Matthew Desmond Sep 12
Replying to @ClintSmithIII
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Matthew Desmond Sep 12
Replying to @ClintSmithIII
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Homes For Families Sep 8
America’s favorite unfair tax deduction via
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Clint Smith Sep 7
Had a great conversion with about writing, new fatherhood, & all sorts of other things. Take a listen.
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Matthew Desmond Sep 6
Replying to @SocProf
Reading guides Learn more about community organizations fighting evictions in your town
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Matthew Desmond Sep 6
For my social-science nerds on here, new stuff on how housing dynamics shape neighborhood perceptions:
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Alex Steffen Sep 5
When we say the West is burning, this is what we mean: Scores of huge fires ripping through tinder-dry forests, blanketing the US in smoke.
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Emily Badger Sep 6
Houston's greatest advantage over other cities is its affordable housing. But now: "These homes are no longer affordable."
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Mike Rosenberg Sep 5
UW, one of Seattle's biggest employers, is taking on the housing crisis by building affordable homes for its staff
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