Presentation Title

Chicago's Eviction Crisis

Presenter Information

Isabelle AbbottFollow

Major

Earth Science

Anticipated Graduation Year

2020

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract

The Center for Urban Research and Learning and Lawyers Committee for Better Housing are partnering to better understand the challenges of eviction law in Cook County and the social and legal variables that influence the outcomes for eviction cases. For many residents, they face cases with little to no legal representation, assistance or even understanding to adequately advocate for themselves. What social or legal variables most strongly impact case outcomes? This research is conducting by using a collaborative community-university approach, aligning engaged research with community partners through strategic actions, change can occur and improve the Cook County’s legal system.

Community Partners

Lawyers Committee for Better Housing

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Chicago's Eviction Crisis

The Center for Urban Research and Learning and Lawyers Committee for Better Housing are partnering to better understand the challenges of eviction law in Cook County and the social and legal variables that influence the outcomes for eviction cases. For many residents, they face cases with little to no legal representation, assistance or even understanding to adequately advocate for themselves. What social or legal variables most strongly impact case outcomes? This research is conducting by using a collaborative community-university approach, aligning engaged research with community partners through strategic actions, change can occur and improve the Cook County’s legal system.