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Matthew Yglesias

Do investor-owned single-family homes cause drug overdoses?

13 mins | May 4, 2022
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Why banning companies from investing in the housing market won't stop opioid addiction. The conservative movement has entered a new "populist" phase in the Twittersphere, erring on bizarre. Most appear to be harmless. However, as Matthew Yglesias argues, the misinformation about the "threat" of BlackRock buying single-family homes is a big deal. And he debunks the hypothesis that lower homeownership rates lead to worsening mental health and opioid addiction by using verified statistics.

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