Quoted In…

Chris Wyczalkowski, postdoctoral associate at USI, is featured in the Saporta Report’s Though Leadership Column- discussing the potential of bus transit in Atlanta.

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Dan Immergluck is quoted in the latest Vice article on increasing rent in cities and the potential impact of Amazon H2Q in those markets.

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Dr. Jean- Paul Addie is featured in the lastest WalletHub article on “Best * Worst Run Cities in America”.

>>>Read the full article and his response as an expert here.

Chetan Choithani, post-doc @ USI from Jaipur, lends his opinion on India’s internal migration woes due to climate change in The Wire.

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Cathy Liu featured as one of the experts in WalletHub’s article focused on state’s with the best economies, Georgia’s overall rank of #9.”

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Dan Immergluck quoted in Citylab’s & Governing articles focused on Georgia’s latest development bill, allowing the creation of a new city from a current one. “I don’t think it’s racially neutral at all,” says Dan Immergluck, …”I think there is a political fear of who’s rising into power.”

>>>Read the full articles here  and here

Dan Immergluck quoted in The AJC on study showing how companies used the housing crisis a decade ago as a path to buying super-cheap homes that could be dangled as bait for people who wanted to own homes, but often would not qualify for a traditional mortgage.

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Dan Immergluck quoted in Citylab’s article focused on transit-rich neighborhoods and if people in these communities are saving money transportation. A new study shows that people in these transit-rich neighborhoods are not saving money, as Immergluck adds “locating affordable housing near transit may not lead to as much cost savings as such modeled estimates imply.”

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Chris Wyczalkowski quoted in The Signal concerning the pedestrian bridge that will connect Vine City to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “In general, projects that provide accessibility to amenities and access to other gentrified areas are more likely to lead to displacement.”

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Dan Immergluck quoted in the LA Times Article regarding Sean Hannity’s ownership of land in Georgia and Alabama and how rent prices are increasing. “Rents are rising nationally. But a rate increase of roughly 50% since 2013 is surprisingly high, about double the rate of rentals in the Lithia Springs area…”

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Dan Immergluck quoted in the N.Y Times article about ways to protect property owners from personal liability which has also turned out to be handy for enabling problematic behavior, like laundering money or being a bad landlord.

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Societies need spaces for radical thinking to confront not only the climate-change challenges of the future, but also the present-day conditions that create, reinforce, and reproduce vulnerability. David Iwaniec, among others, discusses the challenges of climate-change and how we can make change for the future.

>>>Read the piece here.

The argument to bring an Amazon headquarter to Atlanta continues. Some argue for the HQ2 to be homed in Atlanta, while others oppose the move to Atlanta due to factors such as gentrification and worse Atlanta traffic. Dan Immergluck comments the potential move to Atlanta, making a point that rents will go up and the people who will lose the most are low-income renters. View the full article.
Excavating Atlanta is a podcast series which explores the history and residual effects of structural inequality in the City of Atlanta. Weekly episodes will feature an expert in their field, who sheds light on the following topics: displacement, transportation, income inequality, voting rights, healthcare, and suburban poverty. Tune in for a special talk with Chris Wyczalkowski and Joseph Hacker on transportation.

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“Displace these people, and you weaken the community and lose the cultural heritage, which is a huge asset.” Dan Immergluck comments on the gentrification of neighborhoods and the effects it may have on the small businesses in the area.

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On page 130 of the new tax bill lies part of a plan to help distressed America-Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zones involves showering businesses with tax breaks, subsidies, and other incentives to lure them into struggling area. These zones are to revitalize neighborhoods and towns starved for investment if done successfully. Urban Studies Institute professor Dan Immergluck comments on the effectiveness of Opportunity Zones and why they may not work.

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Dan Immergluck explains how Amazon picking Atlanta as its second North American headquarters can affect the city in “For Amazon to Work in Atlanta, we Need a Stronger Affordable Housing Infrastructure.” Immergluck suggests policies the City of Atlanta should consider before welcoming a big company like Amazon.

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Dan Immergluck quoted in John Ahmann’s “How Would Martin Luther King Challenge our Revitalization Efforts?” Taking a look at the improvements Atlanta has made around Martin Luther King’s adult home on Sunset Ave. and how these improvements can affect those living in the area.

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Between 2010 and 2015 there has been a 67% jump in renters over home buyers in Atlanta. Dan Immergluck discusses this trend with Celeste Headlee’s “On Second Thought” on WGPB radio 88.5. (Immergluck’s segment is from 14:00-22:00 minutes).

>>>Listen to the segment.

Atlanta is one of the top three cities in the nation with a high eviction rate. In 2017, one in five renters were unable to pay their rent for at least one month in a three month period. Dan Immergluck comments on the eviction crisis.

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Dan Immergluck quoted in The AJC on a new rule against discrimination on those who use vouchers to pay rent.

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“It’s a great location for affordable housing, obviously, and it’s a great way to provide some long-term affordability…” Dr. Immergluck quoted on the sale of the Atlanta Civic Center in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Read the Full Article
Professor Dan Immergluck‘s “Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentership in the Sunbelt Metropolis,” quoted in the Atlanta Curbed article. Read article.
Professor, Dan Immerglucks, “Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentership in the Sunbelt Metropolis,” quoted on Atlanta as the top rental market in the country and single-family home rentals mostly found in diverse neighborhoods. Read the full article.
Sam Williams discusses the biggest challenges faced by cities experiencing rapid population growth. Read the full article here.
A potential deal for 100 acres of vacant land in Atlanta may threaten affordable housing in the city, Dr. Dan Immergluck comments “Where there is room for housing, we should be building affordable housing, that’s for sure…” Read More
Dan Immergluck discusses the rising cost of housing in Atlanta and how this may effect affordable housing. “If we don’t develop those affordable housing strategies, eventually we run the risk of becoming a San Francisco…” Read More
Deirdre Oakley and Dan Immergluck comments on Atlanta’s paradox of progress and how the city’s increase in infrastructure and race may impact the upcoming mayoral election… Read More
Home builders invite millennials to buy their homes by paying off student loans… Read More