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Tenants

April 22, 2018, 9am PDT
Single-family rentals are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. housing market—and they're not going away anytime soon, a new study suggests.
Terner Center for Housing Innovation
October 18, 2017, 6am PDT
The kinds of words and arguments people use to describe blight, foreclosure, and eviction reveals a lot of society's biases.
Rustbelt Anthro
September 1, 2017, 6am PDT
Cities, headlined by New York, are finding new ways to support renters facing eviction.
The Nation
March 15, 2017, 5am PDT
A new era of rental property management technology will have effects on both the landlord and the tenant side of the equation.
Forbes
August 31, 2016, 10am PDT
On the promise of ownership, rent-to-own landlords make tenants pay for repairs. And on the lower end, homes often come with code violations built in. This market's legal grey spaces distinctly echo 2008.
New York Times
June 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
Renters have new protections in a quickly growing city with more and more pressure on rental prices.
Crosscut
December 23, 2014, 10am PST
A few weeks ago, Alan Mallach asked the question, "do urban neighborhoods need homeowners?" Tony Roshan Samara challenges his answer.
Rooflines
November 8, 2011, 6am PST
Illegal apartments present a quandary for the city of New York: they increase the danger of fire, but also provide needed shelter that couldn't be found elsewhere. Some experts think a path to legalization could work.
City Limits