With the Eviction Crisis looming and millions of Americans facing the threat of homelessness, many Americans are left wondering, “will the government bail out the people?” The US Government has spent billions of dollars in the last two decades doing just that for Wall Street. Banks and investment firms that defrauded the public and blew up the economy walked away with money to spare. So, will rent-strapped Americans receive the same treatment, or will they be left to fend for themselves?
Newly consolidated and armed with AI and big data, many of today’s property managers are Goliaths: more aggressive, less flexible, more apt to pile on fees and less likely to negotiate fairly with their tenants despite the looming eviction crisis.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is being used to further cement racism into our housing system by companies like RealPage and the government agency that provides oversight and protection is about to go by the wayside.
Three out of four American voters believe we need regulation of financial institutions and their products. The CFPB is the agency that can ensure gigantic housing companies comply with privacy and discrimination laws, fee regulation and rules that protect Americans from homelessness.
In a series of meticulously-researched studies into the multifamily housing market (2013-2018), James Nelson found that rents increased almost 90% in the Washington state counties where AI technology is being deployed.
Americans are paying as high as 50% to 70% for shelter. Unsurprisingly, with so much monthly income directed towards housing, Americans have difficulty building up savings or dealing with a surprise bill.
The global Pandemic is wreaking havoc on our medical systems and daily lives. Beyond the medical and societal consequences of the Pandemic, some are left wondering what will happen to the American...
The first day of April brought with it much fear and anxiety for those left without work and income due to the Coronavirus. Rent and mortgages payments are due! The only Federal Mandate that...
In early April, Congress approved a small business relief fund of $376 billion. When that amount proved inadequate, they offered an additional $310 billion. While this was a powerful gesture on...
Read the fine print! Currently, property managers collect sensitive information from applicants and tenants. Your data can be sold or given to other companies, and you may not be able to legally stop this.