On October 9, 2020, D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor was quoted by BisNow:

D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayim Taylor said the data shows the vast majority of eviction cases have involved nonpayment of rent. 

“Landlords are not happy with the extension of eviction to all causes, they want to still be able to continue with eviction if the eviction relates to drug use or unacceptable behavior, but the data shows that is a small portion of tenants,” she said. “Most tenants are evicted for nonpayment purposes.”

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