Biden housing plan includes first attempts to slow corporate landlords active in NC

May 19, 2022

But until such legislation is passed, some experts say governments might be limited in how they can regulate corporate landlords.

“There’s not a whole lot that the government can do directly to intervene,” said Eric Seymour, a Rutgers University housing researcher and professor, adding that there’s not much to prevent the willing selling and buying of property. “This is hard because we privilege real estate and private property ownership in this country.”

The White House plan may be an exception, if only a small one.

The Charlotte Observer, May 19, 2022

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