Columbus struggles with evictions despite an alliance of groups fighting to help
It was another difficult three months for some of the poorest residents of Franklin County.
The third quarter saw a steady stream of evictions - 4,837 cases filed, of which 1,702 set-outs where processed. Each and every filing is an irreversible black mark on a person's record, disproportionately striking single women of color in Columbus.
Residents facing evictions struggle to hold down jobs. Their earning power and credit scores take a serious hit, and children in these families li...