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The Pandemic Has Exposed How Broken Our Housing System Is

The failure to respond to the Covid housing crisis has created an eviction catastrophe for vulnerable renters

A protest in front of the Jackson Courthouse by advocacy group KC Tenants against continued evictions during the pandemic. Photo: Brandon Frederick

It’s a Thursday morning in July at the Jackson County Circuit Court in Kansas City, Missouri and Judge Mary Weir is running one of four landlord-tenant dockets processing housing cases…

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Patrick Sisson

Patrick Sisson

A Chicago expat living in Los Angeles, Patrick Sisson writes about the intersection of cities, business, and culture.