Episode 145: How Real Estate-Curated ‘Mom & Pop Landlord’ Sob Stories Are Used to Gut Tenant Protections

Citations Needed | September 29, 2021 | Transcript

T. Garry Buckley
Lower East Side tenements, 1933. (New York State Archives)
Image from the LA Times captioned: “Irma Vargas of RST & Associates, a property management company, says about 7% of the firm’s tenants are behind on rent. Smaller landlords are suffering the most as tenants struggle to pay.” (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Alexander Ferrer
Housing advocates protest on the eviction moratorium in New York in August, 2021. (Brittainy Newman / AP)
A 2020 rally in Los Angeles in support of Prop 21, a rent control ballot initiative. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

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