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Will Utah do anything to help struggling renters now that emergency federal money has dried up?
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Will Utah do anything to help struggling renters now that emergency federal money has dried up?

The following article was funded with support from The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Utah spent more than $200 million in Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) provided by Congress in 2020. But the state closed down the Utah Rent Relief program...

Renter says she was forced to pay a legal bill to get federal rent assistance
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Renter says she was forced to pay a legal bill to get federal rent assistance

The following story was funded with support from The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. When Ivey O’Neill moved into the Garden Lofts apartments, everything seemed perfect. Right in downtown Salt Lake City, it was close to everything and the unit...

How to erase your eviction record in Utah (in English and Español)
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How to erase your eviction record in Utah (in English and Español)

By Eric S. Peterson, Silvia Nuila and Frank Regalado The following story was supported by funding from The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with Salt Lake City Weekly. (Para leer el texto en español vaya a la mitad del artículo.) Have you ever been evicted? Do...

UIJP wins “Hell-Raiser” Award
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UIJP wins “Hell-Raiser” Award

On August 27, The Utah Investigative Journalism Project received the Joe-Duke Rosati “Hell-Raiser’ Award, from the Crossroads Urban Center. The award was named after Joe Duke-Rosati an outstanding advocate for low-income Utah families and individuals who served the organization through the 1980s and mid-90s. The Project received the award in honor of our series exploring...

Top rental lease land mines you need to look out for
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Top rental lease land mines you need to look out for

This story is part of a continuing series on Utah evictions and the state’s leading landlord law firm. The following story was supported by a grant from The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and was written and researched by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Rep. Marsha Judkins, R-Provo, is...

Lawmakers again asked to stop surprise fees in rental agreements
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Lawmakers again asked to stop surprise fees in rental agreements

By Eric S. Peterson, Taylor Hartman, Ria Agarwal, Cathy McKitrick and McKhelyn Jones This story is part of a continuing series on Utah evictions and the state’s leading landlord law firm. It is supported by a grant from The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and was written and researched by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in...