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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

September 26, 2022

How Fintech Cos. May Transform Real Estate Investment

By David Reiss

                I published How Fintech Cos. May Transform Real Estate Investment along with Joseph Bizub and Justin Peralta in Law360. It opens, Until relatively recently, real estate with a small footprint — one-to-four-family … Continue reading

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September 26, 2022 in Rental Housing | Permalink | No Comments

April 27, 2022

Sharing Your Home with Strangers

By David Reiss

Debra Bechtel, Crystal Liu, Ernira Mehmetaj, and I have just posted Sharing Your Home with Strangers: Common-Interest Ownership and Financing Options to SSRN (as well as to bepress). The abstract reads, As the affordable housing crisis in the U.S. escalates, … Continue reading

April 5, 2021

Rent Regulation from NY to NZ

By David Reiss

I was interviewed by Indira Stewart on the TVNZ Breakfast show, the biggest morning news show in New Zealand, about New York City’s system of rent regulation (I serve as the Chair of the NYC Rent Guidelines Board).  You can … Continue reading

February 19, 2019

Luxury Rental Turned Into College Dorm

By David Reiss

Realtor.com quoted me in ‘Help! My Luxury Rental Was Turned Into a College Dorm’. It opens, Finally! After years of scraping by in cramped apartments in sketchy neighborhoods, you’ve made it—into a luxury rental with a doorman, concierge service, gym, bike room, … Continue reading

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February 19, 2019 in Rental Housing | Permalink | 1 Comment

April 17, 2018

Big Eviction Data

By David Reiss

The Eviction Lab, run by Princeton University Professor Matthew Desmond (of Evicted fame) has recently released its Methodology Report and related resources. The introduction to the report opens, In recent years, renters’ housing costs have far outpaced their incomes, driving a nationwide affordability … Continue reading

April 16, 2018

Cities With the Worst Rent

By David Reiss

Realtor.com quoted me in Cities With the Worst Rent: Is This How Much You’re Coughing Up? It opens, Sure, rents are too dang high just about everywhere, but people living in Los Angeles really have a right to complain: New analysis by Forbes has found … Continue reading

March 1, 2018

The Housing Market Since the Great Recession

By David Reiss

CoreLogic has posted a special report on Evaluating the Housing Market Since the Great Recession. It opens, From December 2007 to June 2009, the U.S. economy lost over 8.7 million jobs. In the months after the recession began, the unemployment rate peaked … Continue reading