SPOA Newsletter September/October 2020 (11/12/2020) - Given the onslaught of political and economic issues affecting housing providers in 2020, we're making the September/October 2020 edition of the SPOA Newsletter -- a benefit of SPOA membership typically available to members only -- available to everyone who visits our website. Continue reading
Tenant right to counsel: Sounds nice. Destroys housing. (10/1/2020) - It’s all about stretching out nonpayment of rent as long as possible. It will destroy small landlords and low-rent housing.
Tenant right to counsel: A fast way to crush small landlords (9/8/2020) - A major push is being made nationwide for a “right to counsel” for indigent tenants along with a nationwide push for more taxpayer-funded “affordable housing.” These two government programs would crush many local small landlords and replace them with faraway corporate landlords. Continue reading
The attack on lower-income neighborhoods (11/3/2019) - Small landlords, as we have noted elsewhere, are efficient housing providers at all income levels because they do their own management and repairs without hired personnel and fancy offices, they usually have full-time jobs with benefits, they have older housing … Continue reading