Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

January 6, 2017

Friday’s Government Reports Roundup

By Robert Engelke

  • A paper titled, Corporate Landlords, Institutional Investors and Displacement: Eviction Rates in Singlefamily Rentals, documents the eviction crisis in the city of Atlanta and adjacent suburbs and places eviction-driven housing instability in the broader context of changing housing markets, examining the relationships between post-foreclosure single-family rentals, large corporate landlords, and eviction rates.
  • The paper, Predictive Modeling of Surveyed Property Conditions and Vacancy, draws predictor variables from administrative data that is available in most jurisdictions such as deed recordings, tax assessor’s property characteristics, and foreclosure filing, using logistic regression and machine learning methods, to make reasonably accurate out-of-sample predictions of vacancy and property conditions..
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