Meet the Villains of Big Real Estate

Corporate landlords and Big Real Estate have historically shelled out millions in campaign cash to oppose rent control and more affordable, fair rents.

As millions of Californians face evictions and homelessness due to the coronavirus pandemic, corporate landlords and other bad actors have used the pandemic to prey on vulnerable tenants throughout the state. These corporate landlords and bad actors have fought renter protections that would help vulnerable tenants throughout the state. They want to keep charging unfair, sky-high rents, no matter the harm to others.


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So who exactly are these greedy corporate landlords and Big Real Estate bad guys?

These menaces to society have been the root cause of California’s ongoing housing affordability crisis.

In the coming months, we will be exposing the people who have exacerbated the housing affordability crisis through corporate greed and a callous disregard for California renters.


Join us in naming and shaming these Big Real Estate bad guys.

In the coming months, we will be exposing the people who have exacerbated the housing affordability crisis through corporate greed and a callous disregard for California renters.

Is Billionaire Geoffrey Palmer L.A.’s ‘Worst Developer’?

A few years ago, billionaire Geoffrey Palmer was crowned with an ignominious title: “Downtown L.A.’s worst developer.” It was easy to understand why. From building apartment complexes next to polluting freeways to getting sued for allegedly keeping millions in rental security deposits, Palmer has a horrible reputation. Now he’s shelling out millions to stop Proposition 21 — although the billionaire is trying to hide that fact.

Hall of Shame

John Eudy

Barry Altshuler

Geoffrey Palmer

Mike Schall

Sam Zell

Tom Bannon

Richard “Tod” Spieker

 

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