Forced Out: Evictions, Race, and Poverty in Toronto
The study by the Wellesley Institute highlights the stark disparities in eviction filings across Toronto prior to COVID-19. Eviction filing rates were twice as high in neighbourhoods where more low-income renters live. Independent of this association, we also find that Toronto has a racialized eviction problem. Black Torontonians may be at increased risk of eviction.
The Centre’s Presence at Poverty Pandemic Roundtable
The Centre at an anti-poverty roundtable discussion.