Metaphors from Housing Court

What does it feel like to be a tenant facing eviction, having to go to housing court? This illustrated essay presents tenants’ perspectives about how the eviction system works.

By Margaret Hagan and Daniel Bernal, originally published in The Nation
This illustrated essay details people’s experiences in housing court and with the threat of eviction.

The metaphors described in this essay were selected by Daniel Bernal from interviews conducted for his dissertation at the University of Arizona.

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