Our approach to research and policy explores the systems and structures that impede access to equitable and livable housing. JustFix believes data transparency proves to be a powerful tool effecting change. In collaboration with our partners, we use data to support organizers and build support for tenant rights campaigns.
This report analyzes property ownership trends in NYC real estate over the last 20 years using property sales data. In conjunction with relevant state and local housing policy, we examine how and why big corporations have displaced New York City’s most vulnerable tenants.
The Real Estate lobby pedals the myth of the small landlord as a way to push pro-landlord legislation. Dispelling the myth of the “mom-and-pop” landlord, this report investigates property ownership by analyzing public registration data and demonstrates that large corporations dominate the New York City residential real estate market.