Deep Mapping: Buying Up Communities

Buying Up Communities: An investigation of private equity firms in marginalized geographies

2021

Buying Up Communities dives into the history that enables exploitative landlord practices to run rampant in areas like North Minneapolis. This map looks specifically at the practices of Pretium (formerly Front Yard Residential). My research for this map uncovered the connection between home foreclosures and private equity-backed landlords on the Northside.