Jared Brey

Journalist (Pennsylvania)
Freelance reporter into environments and city-building. Contributing writer at NextCity.org.

Links: @jaredbrey | (Current as of: July 26, 2017)


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News Story , Newsletter

How Legal Aid Lawyers Have Been Preparing for More Evictions

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
September 1, 2020

News Story

How COVID-19 Is Changing Cities’ Approach to Homelessness

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
April 14, 2020

Analysis

Why Florida Was (Almost) A Step Ahead In Emergency Tenant Protections

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
March 19, 2020

News Story

Philadelphia Sees Election Season Housing Push

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
March 19, 2019
A recent report commissioned by a Philadelphia Bar Association task force suggests that if Philadelphia invested $3.5 million a year in legal aid for tenants facing eviction, it could save $45.2 million in costs related to homelessness, court costs, and neighborhood and family instability.

News Story

Is Tenants’ Right to Counsel On Its Way to Becoming Standard Practice?

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
December 10, 2019
Eviction is a deeply disruptive and destructive event in a tenant’s life that, in the words of Matt Desmond, director of Princeton University's Eviction Lab, “is not just a condition of poverty, it is a cause of it.” Research shows that most of the time in housing court landlords have lawyers but tenants do not. The good news is that there is a growing national movement to provide all renters facing eviction the legal help they need to ensure a fair outcome in eviction proceedings. So far, five cities have passed such bills, and more are considering it.

News Story

Syracuse Is Finding Ways to Prevent Evictions

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
April 18, 2019
Syracuse has begun experimenting with an eviction-prevention program that aims to stop tenants from having to go to court in the first place.

News Story

Tenants’ Right to Counsel on the Move, Next Stop Newark

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
January 10, 2019
As part of that effort, the New Jersey city is emulating a policy that’s been pioneered in New York.

News Story

What Philadephia Could Gain from Expanding Legal Aid for Tenants

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
November 14, 2018
Since the beginning of 2018, the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project has assisted close to 800 tenants who were facing eviction in the city.

News Story

Baltimore May Join Cities Supporting Low-Income Tenants in Eviction Cases

Jared Brey
NextCity.org
July 21, 2017
The fund, which would need to be approved by voters as well as city council, is intended to give tenants a better chance of prevailing in eviction proceedings.



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