Housing Eviction - Law Review Articles and Treatises

  1. Barbara Bezdek, Silence in the Court: Participation and Subordination of Poor Tenants' Voices in Legal Process, 20 Hofstra L. Rev. 533 (1992), available at http://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/fac_pubs/239/.

  2. Raymond Brescia, Sheltering Counsel: Toward a Right to a Lawyer in Eviction Proceedings, 25 Touro L. Rev. 187 (2009), available at http://www.tourolaw.edu/LawReview/?pageid=441.

    1. Matthew Desmond, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Penguin Random House (2016).

  3. Paula Franzese, A Place To Call Home: Tenant Blacklisting and the Denial of Opportunity45 Fordham Urb. L.J. 661 (2018), available at https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ulj/vol45/iss3/2.

  4. Chester Hartman & David Robinson, Evictions: The Hidden Housing Problem, 14 Housing Pol'y Debate 461 (2003), available at http://www.knowledgeplex.org/programs/hpd/pdf/hpd_1404_hartman.pdf.

  5. Ken Karas, Recognizing a Right to Counsel for Indigent Tenants in Eviction Proceeding in New York, 24 Colum. J.L. & Soc. Probs. 527 (1991), available for purchase at


  6. Rachel Kleinman, Housing Gideon: The Right to Counsel in Eviction Cases, 31 Fordham Urb. L. J.1507 (2004), available at http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2123&context=ulj

  7. Lawrence McDonough, Minnesota Tenants Gain More Rights in Foreclosure Through Legislative Task Force Collaboration, 42 Clearinghouse Rev. J. of Poverty L. and Pol'y 596 (2009), available at http://drupaldev.povertylaw.org/sites/default/files/files/webinars/foreclosure/mcdonough.pdf.

  8. Karl Monsma and Richard Lempert, The Value of Counsel: 20 Years of Representation Before a Public Housing Eviction Board, 26 Law & Soc'y Rev. 627 (1992), available with free jstor account at http://www.jstor.org/pss/3053740.

  9. Ericka Petersen, Building a House for Gideon: The Right to Counsel in Evictions, 16 Stan. J. C.R. & C.L. 63 (2020), available at https://law.stanford.edu/publications/building-a-house-for-gideon-the-right-to-counsel-in-evictions/.

  10. Kathryn Sabbeth, Housing Defense as the New Gideon, 41 Harv. J. L.&G. 55 (2018) (2018), available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2931102.

  11. Andrew Scherer, Gideon's Shelter: The Need to Recognize a Right to Counsel for Indigent Defendants in Eviction Proceedings, 23 Harvard C.R-C.L. L. Rev. 557 (1988), available for purchase at http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/hcrcl23&div=22&id=&page=.

  12. Andrew Scherer, Why a Right: The Right to Counsel and the Ecology of Housing Justice, IMPACT (2016), available at https://digitalcommons.nyls.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1017&context=impact_center.

  13. Mary Spector, Tenant Stories: Obstacles and Challenges Facing Tenants Today, 40 J. Marshall L. Rev. 407 (2007).

  14. Stout, Right to Counsel in Eviction Matters is Gaining Ground (Oct. 14, 2019), available at https://www.stout.com/en/insights/commentary/right-to-counsel-eviction-matters-gaining-ground.

  15. Stout, RIght to Counsel: The Nationwide Movement to Fight the Eviction Crisis (Oct. 14, 2019), available at https://www.stout.com/en/insights/article/right-to-counsel-nationwide-movement-fight-eviction-crisis.

  16. David D. Troutt, Symposium: Cities, Fair Housing, and Gentrification: A Proposal in Progressive Federalism, 40 Cardozo L. Rev. 1177 (Feb. 2019), available at http://cardozolawreview.com/cities-urban-fair-housing-and-gentrification-a-proposal-in-progressive-federalism/.

  17. Frances Werner, Toward a Right to Counsel for Indigent Tenants in Eviction Proceedings, 17 Housing Law Bulletin (1987).

  18. John Whitlow, Gentrification and Countermovement: The Right to Counsel and New York City's Affordable Housing Crisis, 46 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1081 (2019), available at https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2773&context=ulj.

  19. Jeanette Zelhof, Andrew Goldberg, and Hina Shamsi, Protecting the Rights of Litigants with Diminished Capacity in the New York City Housing Courts, 3 Cardozo Pub. L. Pol'y & Ethics J. 733 (Jan. 2006).