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Among the Landlords

Matthew Gault attends the 21st Annual Mr. Landlord.com National Landlord Convention, a conference in St. Louis where landlords gather, commiserate, and pitch and sell tips and tricks to each other. If you’ve ever wondered what 200 landlords come together to talk about, Gault’s insider’s look paints an interesting picture. There was something deeply American about […]

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A Cage by Another Name

In a piece at Failed Architecture, Sasha Plotnikova reports on the tiny shed villages in Los Angeles that are meant to get unhoused people off the streets but instead are dehumanizing camps that criminalize homelessness. But when these hotel rooms, sheds, and dorms are seen for what they are—the architectural expressions of policies that invisibilize […]