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When Private Equity Becomes Your Landlord

Heather Vogell ProPublica
Amid a national housing crisis, giant private equity firms have been buying up apartment buildings en masse to squeeze them for profit, with the help of government-backed Freddie Mac. Meanwhile, tenants say they’re the ones paying the price.

We Want a Society Without Landlords

Andrej Holm (Translation by Adam Baltner) Jacobin
The popularity of Berlin’s campaign to expropriate corporate landlords shows just how few people trust capitalism to provide them with affordable, good-quality homes.
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