Rent is Due: Might an Eviction Wave Be Near?

“‘Eviction Notice,’ Retired 16th Street Mural 11-2001.” Photo: Dave R. May 31, 2020; New York Times, Washington Post, and CNN “American households were struggling with rent long before the economy went into free fall” notes Conor Dougherty in the New York Times. Now, surveys find that many tenants are putting rent on their credit cards….

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National Data Finds Black COVID-19 Mortality Twice That of Whites

该图片由Pete Linforth在Pixabay上发布 May 26, 2020; Washington Post “What once was perceived as a disease that affected only the elderly in a few areas was now wreaking havoc in the bodies of 20- and 30-year-old people of color across the nation,” report Aaron Williams and Adrian Blanco in the Washington Post in their story on the…

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Famed Detroit Nonprofit Marketplace Retools for COVID-19

Michael Barera / CC BY-SA May 19, 2020; Model D In Detroit, the Eastern Market Partnership is a nonprofit that manages the famed historic Eastern Market on behalf of the City of Detroit. As NPQ’s Rick Cohen observed six years ago, “Established in 1891, the market is a collection of fruit, vegetable, meat, and flower…

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