Dina Levy is director of organizing and policy at the <a >Urban Homesteading Assistance Board</a>, a citywide affordable housing nonprofit in New York City.
ARTICLES IN SHELTERFORCE since jan 08
- Fighting Predatory Equity
When predatory equity investors take a gamble on multifamily housing, it’s the tenants who suffer—whether from harassment or crumbling buildings. Advocates and tenants in New York have won the fight to get some of these buildings into responsible hands, but many are still in limbo, and some are reentering the cycle of speculation.