North Minneapolis renters wage a fight with private equity landlords
Susan Du and Jeff Hargarten · StarTribune · 29 May 2021
Previously affordable homes have been bought up by private equity. Nationwide, millions of families rent from real estate investment trusts or private equity firms. Critics accuse the institutional investors-turned-landlords of trying to maximize profits through relentless rent hikes while neglecting the costly upkeep of old homes.