Alieza Durana joined Nerdwallet as an investing and taxes writer in 2022. She has a decade of journalism experience covering housing, labor, gender and public policy issues for the Eviction Lab, The Fuller Project for International Reporting, New America and Slate. Her work has appeared in USA Today, The Washington Post, The Atlantic and Harvard Business Review. She is based in St. George, Utah.
- Education: B.A. in International and Area Studies from Washington University In St. Louis, M.P.P. from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin
What end of eviction moratorium means for renters
Alieza Durana from Princeton University's Eviction Lab explains what the eviction ban ending could mean for landlords and renters across the country.
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