Corporate landlords, including private equity real estate, are once again poised to reap record profits in the midst of a crisis. Join a conversation with tenant organizers, scholar-activists, and policy analysts to envision life-affirming alternatives. We’ll discuss ongoing tenant organizing wins and a proposal for a federal Social Housing Development Authority, a mechanism to keep the value of homes in the hands of the communities most impacted by racist housing policy, debt burdens, and the losses of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Director of the Urban Democracy Lab
Urban and political sociologist, focused on democracy, housing, and changing cities
Co-Executive Director of Asian Americans for Equality in New York City
Right to City
American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellow, former Fellow in Urban Practice for the Urban Democracy Lab
Legislative Aide to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at the University of the District of Columbia
Moderator, Assistant Professor of Politics and Human Rights at Marymount Manhattan College
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