Kansas City Eviction Project, started in 2013, is a collaborative effort involving researchers, community organizers, neighborhood leaders, lawyers, and policymakers. Eviction is a critical entry point to understanding housing, racial injustice, and poverty in Kansas City.
DATA AND METHODS
We are working with one of the richest datasets on eviction in the country. We compiled 182,992 eviction filings, spanning 18 years, drawn from the Jackson County Landlord-Tenant court records. The data are at the address-level and have been geocoded and mapped.