Ep. 57 Evicted in a pandemic

What do you do if the data you need doesn’t exist? 


When the pandemic hit I couldn’t stop wondering about how the impact of lockdown, sickness or bereavement on people’s ability to pay their rent or mortgage. I wanted to know more, but I couldn’t do it alone. This is the story of how a group of more than 20 journalists, all across England and Wales, came together in one of the largest court-reporting projects of its kind.


Read all about it: https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2021-09-23/evicted-in-less-than-10-minutes-courts-fail-tenants-broken-by-pandemic 


https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2021-11-03/banks-repossessions-pandemic-mortgages 


https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/blog/2021-10-05/closeddoors-how-local-journalists-exposed-pandemic-evictions 


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58643437 


This show is a co-production of Studio to be. 


Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan 

Co-Executive Producers: Joaquin Alvarado and Ken Ikeda

Producer: Olivia Aylmer

Audio Editing and sound design: Maeve McClenaghan

Voice acting: Francis Whittaker

Original music: Claudia Meza

Theme music: Dice muse




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