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Trends in Eviction Filings

Select a state and county to explore eviction filing trends. In states where all counties are available, state-wide summaries are also available.


Eviction Filings
since March 16, 2020

Monthly Filings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Use the buttons below to visualize the total monthly filings or filings as a percent of the historical average. Dotted line represents the historical monthly average (2016-2019).
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Eviction Filings
01/01/2020 - 10/05/2021

Weekly Filings

Filing counts in the past month are subject to change due to processing delays.3,4

About the Data

Cases filed under a case type containing any of the following terms or with any of the following event information are considered evictions:

Please cite the data as: Daniel Bernstein, Madeline Youngren, Sarah Abdelhadi, Ranya Ahmed. Civil Court Data Initiative. Legal Services Corporation, 2021.

Click a button below to download weekly and monthly filing counts for either the county displayed on this page or all available counties in the selected state.


1 All demographic data is based on the American Community Survey 2018 5-year tables (B25008, B25032, B25004, B25070, B25064, B25119, DP03). Total population only includes population in occupied housing units. Rent-burdened is defined as spending 30% or more of household income on rent.

2 Benfer EA, Koehler R, Alexander AK, et al. COVID-19 Eviction Moratoria & Housing Policy: Federal, State, Commonwealth, and Territory. Published 2020.

3 Zero filings in recent weeks do not mean that there were no filings. We collect data on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis depending on the location; these visualizations will be updated after the data is next collected. Please contact us at if you would like additional data collection methodology information.

4 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention implemented a new moratorium on August 3 that covered portions of the country experiencing high rates of community transmission levels of COVID-19.
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LSC's Office of Data Governance and Analysis has been systematically collecting civil court records since early 2019 to better support LSC grantees understand local needs and inform research, such as the Eviction Study. All data is subject to change.

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