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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...

Utah helped landlords, not renters. How that’s changing.
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Utah helped landlords, not renters. How that’s changing.

The following was supported by funding from The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with the Salt Lake Tribune. In 2021, a spokesperson for the Department of the Treasury was surprised to learn that Utah was using federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) money to pay landlords’...

For Utah renters, a 3-day eviction notice often shows up before federally mandated 30-day notice
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For Utah renters, a 3-day eviction notice often shows up before federally mandated 30-day notice

The following story was written by Eric S. Peterson and Jennifer Greenlee and was supported by funding from The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and was reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune.   In January 2020 Albert Stringer’s landlord started posting eviction notices against him — not for...

Three ways Utah could reinvent evictions
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Three ways Utah could reinvent evictions

The following story was supported by The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Every state that received its share of the $46.5 billion in federal Emergency Rental Relief has also designated a certain portion of funds that could be used for special...

Is Utah misusing federal funding intended to help renters by paying landlord legal fees?
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Is Utah misusing federal funding intended to help renters by paying landlord legal fees?

The following story was supported by The Economic Hardship Reporting Project and reported by Eric S. Peterson of The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Ashley Beamer was walking her dog outside her Holladay apartment one night last April when the light from her phone reflected off something strange in...

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...