WYL Blog: Our Story

How Income Inequality and Racial Disparities affect Housing

How Income Inequality and Racial Disparities affect Housing

The issue of income inequality doesn’t lie in working harder; it lies in a system created to encourage downward mobility rather than real opportunity for financial strength and prospering.  ...

Home: The One Place Entrepreneurs can be Human

Home: The One Place Entrepreneurs can be Human

One thing that’s helped Ofo Ezeugwu out tremendously is being able to constantly flow between working from home and our office. For the magnitude of impact, certain calls, discussions, agreements, and/or realizations can have on you, sometimes it’s super comforting and necessary to be home to fully experience these moments. ...

No Investors? No Problem. How To Win From Within.

No Investors? No Problem. How To Win From Within.

*Sponsored by Amex* The opinions and advice expressed are brought to you by WhoseYourLandlord Entrepreneurship is booming! Who knows? The next Mark Zuckerberg may be sitting right next to you on the train! Here is the dilemma. As a society, enormous tech exits and million dollar rounds dominate the headlines. Wasn’t it Jim Carey wh ...

Tools That’ll Take You From A Businessman To A Business, Man.

Tools That’ll Take You From A Businessman To A Business, Man.

*Sponsored by Amex* The opinions and advice expressed are brought to you by WhoseYourLandlord Continuing on with our solopreneurs and startups series with American Express, I decided to highlight everyday tools you MUST have in your arsenal to ensure rapid growth and much success for your business. Having led WYL to the stage we’r ...

A Letter from Our CEO

A Letter from Our CEO

What’s happening? Today, we launch our online campaign on SeedInvest.com. We’ve primarily bootstrapped our company thus far, and have recently closed $250k of our $500k funding round. It’s at this point that we know, in order to fulfill the vision of WhoseYourLandlord, we need to lean on our community to help us do so. Why now? ...

How NYC Is “Solving” The Homelessness Issue It Created For Itself

How NYC Is “Solving” The Homelessness Issue It Created For Itself

Over the last three years, NYC has seen its homeless population swell to record numbers. There are now an estimated 60,000 homeless people living in the city - the highest total ever recorded. The problem is so out of hand, NYC has been using taxpayer money to rent out spaces in hotels serving as makeshift shelters. Understand, beyo ...

Renters Insurance:  What You Need To Know

Renters Insurance: What You Need To Know

Picture this: You tell your landlord day after day there are issues with your apartment’s plumbing system. For months, the problem goes unchecked. Towards the middle of the summer, it rains non-stop for two weeks straight. You have a part-time job and you are a full-time grad student. During the intense rainfall, you come home lat ...

How A Half Century Of Redlining Successfully Segregated American Neighborhoods

How A Half Century Of Redlining Successfully Segregated American Neighborhoods

Home ownership – the means by which most Americans begin to generate familial wealth. Understanding this, I wanted to take a look at the history of home ownership, dating from the 1930’s through present day, and find out exactly how redlining impacted housing segregation in the United States, especially amongst the African American an ...

How Shifting Millennial Habits Will Affect the Rental Space in 2017

How Shifting Millennial Habits Will Affect the Rental Space in 2017

2016 will go down as one of the most fascinating years in history – from losing some of the most influential folks of our time, to the lowest levels of humanity being experienced in countries like Syria, to Brexit and the rise of Donald Trump in the western world. Through all the craziness of the year that was, some other notable things ...

Women Taking Ownership of NYC: <br> Lindsey Day

Women Taking Ownership of NYC:
Lindsey Day

Lindsey Day @LindseyDayy Current Location: Crown Heights, Brooklyn Hometown: Sacramento, California Professional Position: Founder, CRWN Magazine   What do you do or create? CRWN Magazine — A print magazine about natural hair. We’re starting the conversation on hair, but it’s a Lifestyle brand. What inspired you t ...

Women Taking Ownership of NYC: <br> Zoe Zeigler

Women Taking Ownership of NYC:
Zoe Zeigler

Zoe Zeigler @ZoeZeigler Current Location: Harlem, Manhattan Hometown: Los Angeles, California Professional Position: Creative Marketer What kind of person is a New Yorker? It takes a certain degree of scrappiness to thrive in NYC. You really have to be able to roll with the punches, because every day here you’ll come across u ...

Women Taking Ownership of NYC: <br> Lilliana Vazquez

Women Taking Ownership of NYC:
Lilliana Vazquez

Lilliana Vazquez @theLVguide Current Location: Chelsea, Manhattan Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas Professional Position: Fashion Contributor, Today Show & Digital Content Curator, The LV Guide What do you do or create? I do a lot of things. First, I’m a digital content curator. I curate fashion, beauty, and lifestyle finds fo ...