Richmond Times-Dispatch

The primary daily newspaper in Richmond. It is also the primary newspaper of record for the state of Virginia. With roughly 100,000, it has the second-highest circulation of any Virginia newspaper.
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Primary geographic focus: Virginia
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: RTD


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Her case helped halt evictions in Richmond. She still isn’t sure how she’ll save her home.

Mark Robinson
Richmond Times-Dispatch
March 26, 2020


Martin Wegbreit column: COVID-19 and evictions

Richmond Times-Dispatch
March 23, 2020

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Housing and advocacy groups launch campaign to lower Virginia’s high eviction rate

Ned Oliver
Richmond Times-Dispatch
May 22, 2018
The effort, dubbed the Campaign to Reduce Evictions, begins a little over a month after Princeton University’s Eviction Lab, led by sociologist and author Matthew Desmond, found that half of the 10 large U.S. cities with the highest eviction rates are in Virginia.

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As Virginia policymakers begin studying high eviction rates, a sharp debate emerges over root causes

Graham Moomaw
Richmond Times-Dispatch
May 7, 2018
A state housing panel has started studying ways to bring down high eviction rates found in several Virginia cities in the hopes of finding legislative fixes that the General Assembly could take up next year.

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Study finds ‘stunning’ justice gap in Virginia civil cases

Frank Green
Richmond Times-Dispatch
May 3, 2018
The high volume of cases moves efficiently through courtrooms that often are largely empty - in large part because usually only the plaintiffs have a lawyer and often even the defendants do not appear and represent themselves.

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Federal housing agency investigating alleged civil rights violations in Hopewell

Katy Burnwell Evans
Richmond Times-Dispatch
March 8, 2017
Federal housing officials are conducting a wide-ranging investigation of whether the civil rights of Hopewell public housing residents were violated in two redevelopment projects touted as a win-win for the city and its poor.

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Mobile home residents file federal lawsuit alleging Richmond is violating Latinos’ civil rights

Katy Burnell Evans
Richmond Times-Dispatch
August 18, 2015
Dozens of mobile home park residents sued the city of Richmond on Tuesday over an “illegal and racially discriminatory” policy that they say targets Latinos.

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