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Infographic: Everyone is essential

UPDATED: April 30, 2020 30+ million unemployed Breaking the previous record of 695,000 from 1982. Not counted are part-time, self—employed and gig workers who have also lost their livelihoods. 50 million deaths from Spanish Flu 1918-1919 234 thousand...

Infographic: Renter nation

12.3 percent of millennial renters plan to always rent—up from 10.7 percent nationally year-over-year. 9.8 percent of the U.S. population moved in the past year—the smallest number since 1948. 17 percent wanted a...

Infographic: Social credit scores in America?

Social credit will shift law in the west “from constitution to analytics and algorithm' —Penn State professor Will AI-driven social scores supplant the constitution? Professor Larry Backer of Penn State University writes in a 2018 paper...

Infographic: Is convenience a fair trade for privacy?

Is convenience a fair trade for privacy? What level of market share constitutes a monopoly, effectively obstructing free market competition? Driver’s licenses, passports, mugshots—are searched using facial recognition technology by the FBI. Watchdogs have asked lawmakers...

Infographic: Unplugged in California

2 million residents were without power for days at a time in the state’s outages 6,402 wildfires in Calif. as of Nov. 3. Wind-induced fire season runs Oct. to April. Summer fire season runs June...

Infographic: Tornado tumult

Tornado tumult Tornado count through May 2019. The total annual average is 743. This 2-year trend follows a lull in tornado activity stretching back to 2012. Thunderstorms: Earth’s cooling agent - In summer, hot,...

Infographic: Quantum supremacy

The man in the machine Programmed by humans, algorithms begin with a logic tree specifying every facet of the code’s behavior from content prioritization to blacklisting. With Google’s near monopoly, what hangs in the...

Infographic: Unsustainable California

5 reasons California is unsustainable in its current state 1. Rent control Several rent control bills failed to make it through the California Senate. AB 1482 (anti-rent gouging bill) did clear the Senate judiciary committee. If...

Infographic: Navigating fake assistance animals-Americans with Disability Act (ADA) VERSUS Fair Housing Act (FHA)

ADA Requires business owners to make necessary, reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. Accommodation could allow a person with a disability to be accompanied by a service animal in a place of public...

Infographic: Rent control – Getting the squeeze for poor housing policy and stifling regulation

5%+rate of inflation California state legislators have passed AB 1482 sponsored by Assemblyman David Chiu (d)—San Francisco. The bill limits annual rent increases that commercial single-family homes and apartment landlords may implement to 5% plus...

Infographic: Active shooter

What just happened? Mass killings are still rare. They account for 1 percent of all homicide victims annually 12 percent of mass killings are by public shootings. The majority are murders within families, gangs...

Infographic: The Big Squeeze

It’s hard, even impossible, to resist the siren of the algorithm. The lure of big tech and its promise to improve apartment operations only intensifies. In turn, big tech is in the business of big...

Infographic: California’s circular housing crisis

"Get me a good package on rent stability this year and I will sign it," Newsom said in his State of the State address in February. This wouldn't be the first time the state...

Where have all the apartments gone?

Long time ago. When will they ever learn? The way government regulates and taxes business and transactions directly shapes investment. Good regulation addresses market failures that hinder productive investment. It reconciles the interests of firms with...

Infographic: Comfort creatures

The curious case of comfort animals in apartments Why pay a pet deposit when you can pass an animal off as a comfort animal? Or maybe a resident wants to circumvent a no-pet policy. The...
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