Landlords on Wall Street: The New Housing Scheme

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Landlords on Wall Street: The New Housing Scheme

Landlords on Wall Street: The New Housing Scheme
Fri, 3/7/2014 - by Dennis Trainor Jr.
This article originally appeared on Acronym TV

In this exclusive report, Laura Gottesdiener pulls back the curtain on a massive land grab that has once again turned our homes into dangerous financial products and reports on the growing movement of tenants and housing advocates are fighting back driven by a conviction that housing is not a market commodity, but a human right.

tags: Wall street, housing market, Laura Gottesdiener, Housing crash, Housing bubble, Tennant advocate, Housing is human right, Liza Ash, Benjamin Warren, Bronx, Sarah Ludwig, New Economy Project, Acronym TV, Resistance Report, pilot, Pamela Brown, Dennis Trainor Jr.

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