#253 Are poor Americans exploited by landlords?

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A recent paper in the American Journal of Sociology has stated that landlords are exploiting poor Americans… we discuss this research and implications in this week’s episode.

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Landlords are highly profitable in low-income housing according to this research paper. The negative aspect that this high floor is creating issues for the poorest neighborhoods.

Resources from Episode:

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2019/03/housing-rent-landlords-poverty-desmond-inequality-research/585265/

https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/701697