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Privacy, Technology and Fair Housing- In a Nutshell

What would you do if you discovered that your application for a mortgage or a rental unit was rejected—and you suspected it was due to discrimination? Existing remedies would require that you prove the housing provider was illegally discriminating against you.  But what do you do when it’s not a… Read More

Under the Algorithm: Your Privacy and Civil Rights in Housing

What would you do if you discovered that your application for a mortgage or a rental unit was rejected—and you suspected it was due to discrimination? Existing remedies would require that you prove the housing provider was illegally discriminating against you.  But what do you do when it’s not a… Read More

Fight Like Hell: Discussion with the Author – Recording

Whose stories get to be told in the history of the labor movement? The names and faces of countless silenced, misrepresented, or forgotten leaders have been erased by time as a privileged few decide which stories get cut from the final copy: those of women, people of color, LGBTQIA people,… Read More

Thanks for Your Interest

We are no longer taking interviews at this time. But, understanding the experience of contract workers is more important than ever. LinkedIn reports that listings for contract roles increased 26% this year compared to the same stretch of time in 2022. Conversely, direct hire roles during that same time… Read More

Thank you for sharing your story with us

Thanks for taking the first step to shine light on contract and temp working conditions. If you’d like to participate in a paid, confidential interview, please sign up here: Schedule a 30min interview Schedule a 1hr interview This… Read More

To the Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: What You Need to Know About Algorithmic Tenant Screening

Ms. Jones* was seeking to rent an apartment for herself and her three children using her housing choice voucher. On paper, she was an attractive tenant for many landlords: she had a credit score of 629, was employed, did not have any criminal history, and did not have any adverse… Read More

Why We Need Good Housing Data

A Meeting of the (Housing Data) Minds We believe that data and technology—when developed and implemented with community needs at the center—can be powerful tools to ensure effective implementation of housing policy and help make housing a human right in California. That’s why we launched the Housing Data Initiative… Read More