News Story (Oklahoma)
July 30, 2018
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Tags: Housing: Eviction
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Local landlords file more than 1,200 evictions a month, averaging 14,315 cases a year over the past decade. And Tulsa’s eviction rate now ranks No. 11 in the country with Oklahoma ranking sixth, according to data from Eviction Lab, a nationwide research project based at Princeton University.
The mayor’s office has declared that Tulsa has “an eviction problem,” and officials are promising to fix it. But first they need to understand what’s causing it.