Understanding Evictions and the Impact on Public Health and Policy Development in the United States

Concurrent Sessions 3: 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm, Wednesday, September 22, 2021

This session will highlight the impact evictions can have on public health outcomes. It will include an examination of eviction processes in cities across the country, including the role that nuisance laws play in driving evictions. It will also examine how a deeper understanding of the health impacts of evictions can inform policy development, using the emerging strategy of Proactive Rental Inspection Programs as an example.


  • Joshua Waimberg, Legal Training Manager, Center for Public Health Law Research, Temple University
  • Gregory Miao, Senior Attorney, ChangeLab Solutions