WhoseYourLandlord (WYL.co) Selected for Google For Startups Black Founders Fund

WhoseYourLandlord (WYL.co) Selected for Google For Startups Black Founders Fund

Ofo Ezeugwu, is one of 50 founders selected for Google for Startups program focused on high potential startups from Black entrepreneurs based in the U.S.   ...

Ensuring Greater Access to Safe and Stable Housing

Ensuring Greater Access to Safe and Stable Housing

We want to take a moment to speak candidly with you about the tragedy that is enveloping our country right now — the Surfside building collapse and recovery effort. ...

Attention Renters: A Platform Made for You

Attention Renters: A Platform Made for You

Though renting has begun to exceed home ownership, there are still so few tools in place to ease the stress of renting. At WYL (WhoseYourLandlord), it’s our core belief that you don’t have to own a home to take ownership of your living situation. Here’s an overview of the new features we’ve incorporated for your housing empowerment.  ...

How it Started and How it’s Going: WYL Edition

How it Started and How it’s Going: WYL Edition

Whose Your Landlord started as a small beta project 5 years ago. Join us as we look back to our humble beginning and celebrate what we've been able to accomplish these last 5 years! ...

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 ...