Trends in New York City Housing Court Eviction Filings

Report by NYU Furman Center
November 2019

Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy   (New York)

The NYU Furman Center released a brief showing an overall decline in residential evictions filed in New York City Housing Court between 2010 and 2017. The analysis draws on records from New York State’s Office of Court Administration, and provides new insight on landlord-initiated cases filed in housing court, revealing trends for eviction filings, judgments (including settlement agreements), and executed warrants. The report also explores geographic disparities in eviction filings across New York City’s neighborhoods, noting that rates in certain areas remain relatively high. Read the data brief, Trends in Housing Court Eviction Filings.