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Three companies own more than 19,000 or nearly 11% of rental houses in metro Atlanta

Three companies own more than 19,000 or nearly 11% of rental houses in metro Atlanta

“Corporate landlords like places that are growing, and they like places where housing is relatively cheap,” Shelton said. “But the other box that Atlanta checks is that we have very lax tenant protections.” To address the situation, Shelton and his fellow researchers (Eric Seymour) decided to make their methods of investigation available to the public.

Departing RealPage Exec’s Flimsy Rant Against Rent Control

Departing RealPage Exec’s Flimsy Rant Against Rent Control

Let’s first consider the AER survey and New York study, which were both published over 30 years ago (in 1992 and 1972-89, respectively). As Rutgers economist Mark Paul has written, decades-old theoretical assumptions about rent control are being increasingly challenged by contemporary evidence:

A Ballot Blowup Is Roiling New Jersey’s Senate Race

A Ballot Blowup Is Roiling New Jersey’s Senate Race

The political leaders of all 21 counties award “the line”—which is essentially far more prominent positioning on the ballot—to their favored candidate. Everyone else appears in the margins. It sounds absurdly crude and biased, but it is highly effective: A study published last year in the Seton Hall Journal of Legislation and Public Policy [by Professor Julia Sass Rubin] found that congressional candidates appearing on the line had a 38-point advantage.

How a Texas school ruling on hair spreads mental harm, even in New Jersey

How a Texas school ruling on hair spreads mental harm, even in New Jersey

Research shows that some individuals who experience prolonged incidents of racial discrimination can exhibit symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder including depression, anger, recurring thoughts of the event and physical reactions such as headaches, chest pains and insomnia.

Exxon CEO blames public for failure to fix climate change

Exxon CEO blames public for failure to fix climate change

For the U.S. to decarbonize in an orderly fashion, “restrictive supply-side policies that curtail fossil fuel extraction and support workers and communities must play a role,” Rutgers Univresity economists Mark Paul and Lina Moe wrote last year.

Junghoon Lee, MPI ’24

Junghoon Lee, MPI ’24

Meet Junghoon Lee, a dedicated professional with a background in urban planning, now making strides in the field of Public Informatics through the Public Informatics at Rutgers University program at the Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and...

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