The work of the Housing + Property Lab has been featured in the media.
APRIL 8, 2022
House price squeeze: 'I bid dozens of times but lost'
As home prices surge in the US at record rates, the American Dream is moving out of reach.
by Natalie Sherman, BBC News
MARCH 4, 2020
A $60 Billion Housing Grab by Wall Street
Hundreds of thousands of single-family homes are now in the hands of giant companies — squeezing renters for revenue and putting the American dream even further out of reach.
by Francesca Mari, The New York Times Magazine
MARCH 18, 2021
Hot housing market: Are Tampa Bay homebuyers competing with public and private corporations on bids?
So what’s so difficult about buying a house here? You find something you like, make an offer, negotiate a deal. It sounds simple enough – until you run into multi-million dollar companies that are prepared to bring out the big guns.
Suzanne Lanyi Charles has been named a 2021-2022 Fulbright US Scholar to Belgium
As a Fulbright US Scholar to Belgium, Dr. Charles will collaborate with the Real Estate Financial Complex (REFCOM) research group at KU Leuven in Belgium where she will be a visiting professor. She will undertake her project, "Financialization 3.0: Real Estate Investment Trusts and the Post-crisis Financialization of Housing in the United States and the European Union."
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