Abood told me that “the easiest thing for people to understand is the most sensationalized: ‘Invitation Homes is a horrible landlord, and people are mad,.” she said. “Yeah, that’s a story. But the harder story to make people care about is the way that all of our lives are starting to be intertwined into these financial markets that most of us have no investment in. The financiers are making so much money that depends on our everyday debt and expenses. Our mortgages, our rents, our car loans, our student loans. And all of that is dependent on low- and moderate-income people.”

A $60 Billion Housing Grab by Wall Street
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