Real estate

Matt Bruenig: Land as Soil and Land as Space

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:55am in

Looking at arguments used to justify original claims on land (meaning private ownership versus common ownership or use).

How to Fight the Global Wall Street Landlords

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 09/11/2017 - 1:55am in

Local activists are having some success in fighting Big Finance landlords who have become big, ruthless players in rental housing.

Nomi Prins: Steven Mnuchin, Foreclosure King of America

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 08/11/2017 - 5:11pm in

A summary of the many reasons to view Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin with contempt.

Skyscrapers and Land Values: Evidence from Chicago on the Costs of Building Tall Cities

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 04/11/2017 - 7:41pm in

Why "building tall" is not an answer to urban housing affordability.

Gentrification

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 26/09/2017 - 5:10pm in

Gentrification is less of an accident than you might have been led to believe.

Trump Treasury Dept Renews Modest Real Estate Anti-Money Laundering Regs

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 27/08/2017 - 11:55pm in

Trump’s Treasury Dept renews and modestly extends real estate money laundering reg-- which fails to address the scope of dirty money issues.

Why CalPERS’ Scheme for an “Independent” Private Equity Entity Is the Wrong Solution to the Problem of Weak Skills

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 25/07/2017 - 6:54pm in

Further discussion of why CalPERS' latest Big Idea for private equity needs a Big Rethink.

One-Month Anniversary of the Grenfell Tower Fire: Status Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 15/07/2017 - 2:30am in

The current state of play at Grenfell Tower, with a question yet to be answered.

BIS Warns on Household Debt

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 26/06/2017 - 3:55pm in

Credit booms tend to go hand in hand with a misallocation of resources – most notably towards the construction sector – and a slowdown in productivity growth, with long-lasting adverse effects on the real economy.

New York City Mortgage Delinquencies “Elevated”: What’s the Likely Real Cause?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 20/06/2017 - 11:55pm in

Why high levels of mortgage delinquencies in the New York City area are a symptom of still-unresolved mortgage abuses.

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