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Rising Rents, Not Enough Data: A New Paper | TechEquity Collaborative

Alex Casey, Samantha Gordon
October 21, 2022

Rising Rents, Not Enough Data: A New Paper | TechEquity Collaborative

Alex Casey, Samantha Gordon
October 21, 2022

Our housing crisis is shockingly opaque. We know we have a problem; housing is too expensive and thousands of people are living on the streets. But we don’t have all of the information we need to tackle this problem.

We don’t know exactly how much rents are rising in vulnerable communities. We don’t know if tenants and landlords are getting the tools and resources they need to get through hard times. We don’t know if all of our efforts to win good housing policy are helping the people who need the protection the most.

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Source: Rising Rents, Not Enough Data: A New Paper | TechEquity Collaborative

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