Largest US Corporate Landlords Reap Huge Profits
“Blueprint for Renters Bill of Rights” applauded by corporate landlords for doing little to rein in unfair rent increases and evictions, a new report by government watchdog Accountable.US.
How Investors Accelerate the Affordable Housing Crisis
The lack of housing affordability is the direct result of commodification – the use of residential real estate as an asset for the purposes of financial speculation and capital accumulation.
The Revolution Against Shady Landlords Has Begun
In New York, the real estate industry and the politicians in its pocket both reign supreme. These tenants have a plan to change that forever.
Housing for ‘families’ or corporate rentals?
Planning Commission approves the conversion of units that were supposed to help the housing crisis into very expensive places for short-term use.
Landlords can ask applicants for criminal history
Cities can’t completely prohibit rental property owners from asking prospective tenants about their criminal history, although they can prohibit owners from excluding all tenants who have criminal records, a divided federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
UCLA’s secretive neoliberal housing conference
It’s worse than Davos: A one-sided policy event with no dissenters—and no reporters unless they sign gag orders.
Ellis Evictions Continue: How One Tenant Fought Back
Michelle Mattera has fought three separate eviction attempts by different landlords in her 18 years at the edge of Pacific Heights and the Western Addition.