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Matthew Desmond wrote : “Today, the majority of poor renting families spend at least half of their income on housing costs,” “And almost a quarter dedicate over 70 % of their income to pay rent and keep the lights on” External link

lacrossetribune Friday, December 11, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "What the pandemic has done is made that situation much worse," "Ten million people have lost their jobs. Rents have continued. And we're seeing millions of people really at the threat of eviction during a time where your home is the best medicine. Your home is what can prevent you from getting sick" External link

CBSnews Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, 2016" External link

ghanaweb Friday, November 27, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "it is hard to argue that housing is not a fundamental human need. Decent affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country and everywhere in the world. The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart" External link

ghanaweb Friday, November 27, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond told : “What the pandemic did is reveal just how many American renters are living incredibly close to an eviction notice,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “I would argue it’s the biggest thing to happen to renters since the rent freezes in World War II,” “It’s going to save lives, it’s a big deal” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “And then they did it in New York, and then North Dakota and then almost everywhere else,” “So to move from a place where we’re like, ‘we can’t have an eviction moratorium in a blue state or a city that has the most renting households’ to a place where the nation has one is a big move” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That isn’t to say nothing has happened since the Great Depression, a lot has, but it was a moment of real tenant activism and action, and so what came out of that? Literally public housing and rent control came out of that,” “So I do think we’re seeing a real resurgence and it has deep echoes to the tenant mobilization in the 1940s” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Housing has been such a deep mechanism in America for institutionalized racism,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Just by that alone, which is the product of historical legacies and the systematic dispossession of people of color from the land, you have a group of folks that are just massively, disproportionately exposed to the eviction crisis,” “And one of the calls that kept coming up when people talked about a radical rethinking of public spending to promote public safety was housing, housing, housing” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Going back to normal is like going back to a situation where the entire population of Seattle is threatened with eviction every month, that’s normal,” “There are reasons to be optimistic and there are places to find real inspiration, and I think that for me to see the building organization on the ground with tenant movements is a place for real inspiration. And to see many of their bold ideas turned into federal policy, I think that’s reason for inspiration – there’s also real deep reasons for concern” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : “I saw the tenants reimagine — and then reinvent — what stable, affordable housing could look like in their community” External link

philly Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "My life is just at a hold," "You feel depressed. You start taking the little things out on everybody and anybody" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "I say that's cruel, that's a cruel situation," External link

npr Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond wrote : “Given the choice between modernity and barbarism, prosperity and poverty, lawfulness and cruelty, democracy and totalitarianism,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, June 19, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Now we have 14.7 percent,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "If nothing else changes and evictions continue as normal, this public health crisis will turn into a full blown homelessness crisis," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "This is the worst economic crisis the United States has seen in generations," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “It’s not just the errands that poor people run, it’s the time the errands take,” “The world tends to be very capricious with poor people’s time. My fear is this will increase their risk of exposure” External link

nytimes Monday, April 13, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Sometimes you hear this response from property owners who say, ‘What do I do if a tenant is behind five, six, seven months?’ And that’s a really important question,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That suggests a shallower end of the risk pool that you could lop off,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Eviction isn’t just a consequence of poverty; it’s a cause of poverty. Yet we allow millions of Americans to face the threat of eviction each year. Families with children are at particularly high risk of eviction. Many evicted families lose their home and possessions, often falling into homelessness. Research shows that eviction thwarts economic mobility and is linked to long-term negative health outcomes. Passing the Eviction Crisis Act would be a big step forward, deepening our understanding of the problem and preventing families from the devastating consequences of displacement. Everyone needs a safe and affordable home. I commend Senators Bennet and Portman for their efforts and look forward to working with them to pass this bill into law,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Eviction isn’t just a consequence of poverty; it’s a cause of poverty. Yet we allow millions of Americans to face the threat of eviction each year. Families with children are at particularly high risk of eviction. Many evicted families lose their home and possessions, often falling into homelessness. Research shows that eviction thwarts economic mobility and is linked to long-term negative health outcomes. Passing the Eviction Crisis Act would be a big step forward, deepening our understanding of the problem and preventing families from the devastating consequences of displacement. Everyone needs a safe and affordable home. I commend Senators Bennet and Portman for their efforts and look forward to working with them to pass this bill into law,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Sometimes you hear this response from property owners who say, ‘What do I do if a tenant is behind five, six, seven months?’ And that’s a really important question,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That suggests a shallower end of the risk pool that you could lop off,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “The lack of affordable housing is a wellspring for many other social problems, from poor health and family stress to poverty and educational inequality,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : "Enslaved people were used as collateral for mortgages centuries before the home mortgage became the defining characteristic of middle America," "In colonial times, when land was not worth much and banks didn't exist, most lending was based on human property" External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "Global financial markets got in on the action," External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : "Enslaved people were used as collateral for mortgages centuries before the home mortgage became the defining characteristic of middle America," "In colonial times, when land was not worth much and banks didn't exist, most lending was based on human property" External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "Global financial markets got in on the action," External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “This isn’t a bill that is fiddling at the edges,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “This isn’t a bill that is fiddling at the edges,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “This isn’t a bill that is fiddling at the edges,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : “I hope that when you talk about this book, you talk first about [the people in it], and the fact that somewhere in your city, a family has just been evicted from their home” External link

thenation Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said ( about Durham North ) : “If you’ve read about the housing crisis, it seems located in New York and San Francisco, but the eviction crisis is happening in cities with a fairly low cost of living like North Charleston, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, January 18, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “There’s a lot of questions left unanswered, but the data allows us to see the problem in a way we’d never seen it before,” “That’s allowed the narrative to change in some communities” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, January 18, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "I was trying to figure out what my country was like," External link

nzherald Monday, January 23, 2017 5:56:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “I was trying to figure out what my country was like,” External link

seattletimes Monday, January 23, 2017 4:47:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "I was trying to figure out what my country was like," External link

startribune Monday, January 23, 2017 4:45:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "speaks to the power of journalism to capture the craziness, disorder and energy of a chaotic time," External link

minnesota-publicradio Friday, November 18, 2016 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That is a huge effect and it symbolizes that these are not isolated incidents because they don’t have isolated effects, they have community-wide effects and those effects can actually make the city less safe by driving down crime reporting and thwarting public safety efforts,” External link

thegrio Friday, September 30, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond disse : "Isso mostra a lacera��o profunda que eventos como esse causam no tecido social, em comunidades predominantemente negras" External link

folha Friday, September 30, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT



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Matthew Desmond

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Matthew Desmond wrote : “Today, the majority of poor renting families spend at least half of their income on housing costs,” “And almost a quarter dedicate over 70 % of their income to pay rent and keep the lights on” External link

lacrossetribune Friday, December 11, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "What the pandemic has done is made that situation much worse," "Ten million people have lost their jobs. Rents have continued. And we're seeing millions of people really at the threat of eviction during a time where your home is the best medicine. Your home is what can prevent you from getting sick" External link

CBSnews Sunday, December 6, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, 2016" External link

ghanaweb Friday, November 27, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "it is hard to argue that housing is not a fundamental human need. Decent affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country and everywhere in the world. The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart" External link

ghanaweb Friday, November 27, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond told : “What the pandemic did is reveal just how many American renters are living incredibly close to an eviction notice,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “I would argue it’s the biggest thing to happen to renters since the rent freezes in World War II,” “It’s going to save lives, it’s a big deal” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “And then they did it in New York, and then North Dakota and then almost everywhere else,” “So to move from a place where we’re like, ‘we can’t have an eviction moratorium in a blue state or a city that has the most renting households’ to a place where the nation has one is a big move” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That isn’t to say nothing has happened since the Great Depression, a lot has, but it was a moment of real tenant activism and action, and so what came out of that? Literally public housing and rent control came out of that,” “So I do think we’re seeing a real resurgence and it has deep echoes to the tenant mobilization in the 1940s” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Housing has been such a deep mechanism in America for institutionalized racism,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Just by that alone, which is the product of historical legacies and the systematic dispossession of people of color from the land, you have a group of folks that are just massively, disproportionately exposed to the eviction crisis,” “And one of the calls that kept coming up when people talked about a radical rethinking of public spending to promote public safety was housing, housing, housing” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Going back to normal is like going back to a situation where the entire population of Seattle is threatened with eviction every month, that’s normal,” “There are reasons to be optimistic and there are places to find real inspiration, and I think that for me to see the building organization on the ground with tenant movements is a place for real inspiration. And to see many of their bold ideas turned into federal policy, I think that’s reason for inspiration – there’s also real deep reasons for concern” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 30, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : “I saw the tenants reimagine — and then reinvent — what stable, affordable housing could look like in their community” External link

philly Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "My life is just at a hold," "You feel depressed. You start taking the little things out on everybody and anybody" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "I say that's cruel, that's a cruel situation," External link

npr Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond wrote : “Given the choice between modernity and barbarism, prosperity and poverty, lawfulness and cruelty, democracy and totalitarianism,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, June 19, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Now we have 14.7 percent,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "If nothing else changes and evictions continue as normal, this public health crisis will turn into a full blown homelessness crisis," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "This is the worst economic crisis the United States has seen in generations," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, April 29, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “It’s not just the errands that poor people run, it’s the time the errands take,” “The world tends to be very capricious with poor people’s time. My fear is this will increase their risk of exposure” External link

nytimes Monday, April 13, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Sometimes you hear this response from property owners who say, ‘What do I do if a tenant is behind five, six, seven months?’ And that’s a really important question,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That suggests a shallower end of the risk pool that you could lop off,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Eviction isn’t just a consequence of poverty; it’s a cause of poverty. Yet we allow millions of Americans to face the threat of eviction each year. Families with children are at particularly high risk of eviction. Many evicted families lose their home and possessions, often falling into homelessness. Research shows that eviction thwarts economic mobility and is linked to long-term negative health outcomes. Passing the Eviction Crisis Act would be a big step forward, deepening our understanding of the problem and preventing families from the devastating consequences of displacement. Everyone needs a safe and affordable home. I commend Senators Bennet and Portman for their efforts and look forward to working with them to pass this bill into law,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Eviction isn’t just a consequence of poverty; it’s a cause of poverty. Yet we allow millions of Americans to face the threat of eviction each year. Families with children are at particularly high risk of eviction. Many evicted families lose their home and possessions, often falling into homelessness. Research shows that eviction thwarts economic mobility and is linked to long-term negative health outcomes. Passing the Eviction Crisis Act would be a big step forward, deepening our understanding of the problem and preventing families from the devastating consequences of displacement. Everyone needs a safe and affordable home. I commend Senators Bennet and Portman for their efforts and look forward to working with them to pass this bill into law,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “Sometimes you hear this response from property owners who say, ‘What do I do if a tenant is behind five, six, seven months?’ And that’s a really important question,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That suggests a shallower end of the risk pool that you could lop off,” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “The lack of affordable housing is a wellspring for many other social problems, from poor health and family stress to poverty and educational inequality,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : "Enslaved people were used as collateral for mortgages centuries before the home mortgage became the defining characteristic of middle America," "In colonial times, when land was not worth much and banks didn't exist, most lending was based on human property" External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "Global financial markets got in on the action," External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : "Enslaved people were used as collateral for mortgages centuries before the home mortgage became the defining characteristic of middle America," "In colonial times, when land was not worth much and banks didn't exist, most lending was based on human property" External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond says : "Global financial markets got in on the action," External link

forbes Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “This isn’t a bill that is fiddling at the edges,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “This isn’t a bill that is fiddling at the edges,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “This isn’t a bill that is fiddling at the edges,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond writes : “I hope that when you talk about this book, you talk first about [the people in it], and the fact that somewhere in your city, a family has just been evicted from their home” External link

thenation Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said ( about Durham North ) : “If you’ve read about the housing crisis, it seems located in New York and San Francisco, but the eviction crisis is happening in cities with a fairly low cost of living like North Charleston, South Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, January 18, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “There’s a lot of questions left unanswered, but the data allows us to see the problem in a way we’d never seen it before,” “That’s allowed the narrative to change in some communities” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, January 18, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "I was trying to figure out what my country was like," External link

nzherald Monday, January 23, 2017 5:56:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “I was trying to figure out what my country was like,” External link

seattletimes Monday, January 23, 2017 4:47:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "I was trying to figure out what my country was like," External link

startribune Monday, January 23, 2017 4:45:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : "speaks to the power of journalism to capture the craziness, disorder and energy of a chaotic time," External link

minnesota-publicradio Friday, November 18, 2016 12:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Desmond said : “That is a huge effect and it symbolizes that these are not isolated incidents because they don’t have isolated effects, they have community-wide effects and those effects can actually make the city less safe by driving down crime reporting and thwarting public safety efforts,” External link

thegrio Friday, September 30, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Matthew Desmond disse : "Isso mostra a lacera��o profunda que eventos como esse causam no tecido social, em comunidades predominantemente negras" External link

folha Friday, September 30, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT



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Matthew DesmondPT7.69%


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