Kriston Capps

Journalist (District of Columbia)
Staff writer at CityLab.

Links: @kristoncapps | (Current as of: April 6, 2017)


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Inside the New Coronavirus Relief Bill: a Total Eviction Moratorium

Kriston Capps
CityLab
October 2, 2020
The $2.2 trillion stimulus package passed by House Democrats includes a complete ban on eviction and foreclosure filings for 12 months.

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Landlords Challenge U.S. Eviction Ban and Continue to Oust Renters

Kriston Capps
CityLab
October 22, 2020
A lawsuit backed by the National Apartment Association and other challenges aim to undo the national eviction moratorium ordered by the CDC.

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What Happens When the Eviction Bans End?

Kriston Capps
CityLab
May 29, 2020

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Is There a Better Way to Battle Evictions?

Kriston Capps
CityLab
August 17, 2018
Students at BYU’s LawX Lab are building software that can help imperiled tenants get automated legal assistance, fast.

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Another Desperate Need for Puerto Rico: Lawyers

Kriston Capps
CityLab
October 4, 2017
The Louisiana Civil Justice Center, a legal hotline set up after Katrina, will coordinate the pro bono effort to get legal advice to hurricane victims in U.S. territories.

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New York City Guarantees a Lawyer to Every Resident Facing Eviction

Kriston Capps
CityLab
August 14, 2017
The new law protecting low-income tenants is the first in the nation.

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In California, Landlords Threaten Immigrant Tenants with Deportations

Kriston Capps
CityLab
April 5, 2017
Housing lawyers are reporting a troubling trend: Landlords exploiting the growing fear of immigration authorities to evict tenants, raise rents, and clear residents from gentrifying neighborhoods.



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