Yes on 21 CA Stephen Schwarzman Blackstone

Modern-Day Robber Baron: The Sins of Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman

Patrick Range McDonald News

As part of an ongoing series on the real estate contributors to the No on Prop 21 campaign, this investigation examines the predatory practices of Blackstone Group and its CEO, …

Yes on 21 CA Sam Zell corporate vulture

Is Billionaire Landlord Sam Zell the Quintessential Corporate Vulture?

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Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Residential and Equity LifeStyle Properties, is worth $4.8 billion. He has more money than he knows what to do with. Nicknamed the “Grave Dancer,” Zell has …

Yes on 21 CA Big Real Estate Prop 21 Sam Zell

Sear These 5 Photos of Big Real Estate Hotshots Into Your Brain

Patrick Range McDonald News

As the campaign heats up to pass Proposition 21, Californians would be smart to sear these five photos of Big Real Estate hotshots into their brain. Corporate landlords are hiding …

Yes on 21 CA Invitation Homes Dallas Tanner

Is Invitation Homes the Worst Corporate Landlord in the Nation?

Patrick Range McDonald News

For years, Invitation Homes, led by CEO Dallas Tanner (pictured above), has been known for its shocking treatment of tenants and fueling the country’s housing affordability crisis. The corporate landlord …

Yes on 21 CA housing affordability crisis Proposition 21

Rent Limits Will Stabilize California’s Housing Affordability Crisis, Say Top Experts

Patrick Range McDonald News

In recent years, top experts at  USC, UCLA, and UC Berkeley  have rolled out important studies that found the same thing:  putting sensible limits on unfair, sky-high rent increases is …

Yes on 21 CA Stephen Schwarzman Geoffrey Palmer

Why Are Billionaires Stephen Schwarzman and Geoffrey Palmer Using A Shell Committee to Funnel Big Bucks to No on Prop 21 Campaign?

Patrick Range McDonald News

Big Real Estate is up to its dirty tricks again. Blackstone Group, billionaire landlord Geoffrey Palmer, and real estate bigwig Michael Hayde, among others, are using a little known political …

Yes on 21 CA proposition 21 Mike Schall

UPDATE: Top 10 Real Estate Contributors That Oppose Proposition 21

Patrick Range McDonald News

Since last month, Big Real Estate has nearly doubled its millions in campaign contributions to stop Proposition 21. Leading the charge, Essex Property Trust, helmed by CEO Mike Schall (pictured …

Yes on 21 CA Prop 21 unfair rents

Want To Stop Paying Unfair Rents? Here’s What You Do

Patrick Range McDonald News

Californians have been getting slammed by unfair, sky-high rents for years. Politicians have done little to solve it. The California Apartment Association fights any kind of renter protection. And corporate …

Yes on 21 Steve Maviglio

Can Californians Trust Anything Steve Maviglio Says?

Patrick Range McDonald News

On the evening of June 1, in Washington D.C., Rahul Dubey could see trouble brewing outside his home. Dozens of police officers in riot gear had surrounded a group of …