Omaha Eviction Project

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Update (3/15/21): Read our new report on evictions in Nebraska during COVID-19!

The Omaha Eviction Project is a collaboration between the Social Science Data Lab and Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc. The report aims to highlight racial disparity in the spatial distribution of evictions in Omaha and show how evictions link to health and education disparities.

An online, interactive version of the report is available here: Understanding Evictions in Omaha.

Read a copy of the report here:


Media Coverage

Since publication, the Omaha Eviction Project has been featured in a number of local media outlets.

New Study Links Omaha Evictions to Racial Segregation and Disparities – Omaha World-Herald

Eviction and Race in Omaha: New Study Draws a Connection, Offers Solutions – The Reader

Evictions in Omaha Have Disproportionate and Long-Lasting Consequences – KMTV

Despite Eviction Moratorium, Pandemic Leaves Many Renters in Limbo – KPTM

Contact Dr. Pierce Greenberg with any questions.