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Community Ownership as a Tool for Preservation and Wealth Creation

September 9, 2021

Real estate ownership is one of the primary vehicles for wealth creation in the United States, and consequently one of the core drivers of the racial wealth gap after generations of disinvestment in and displacement of BIPOC communities. Andre Perry, senior fellow at Brookings Institution and author … Continued

How buy-to-rent investors are changing North Carolina neighborhoods

November 12, 2020

In 2018, nearly one in five “starter homes” – or houses priced at the bottom third of the local market – were bought by investors rather than prospective homeowners. While investors take many forms such as “flippers” or owners that turn properties into Airbnbs, a growing cohort of companies are resh … Continued