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 ...

When Your Landlord Steals from you and Posts it on Facebook

When Your Landlord Steals from you and Posts it on Facebook

As you can imagine, from the title, this is about to be a rollercoaster of a story. You’d be right in making that assumption. To protect the subject of our story, we’ve changed the names of all the characters. Please read and share this so that we can bring awareness to these issues. This is Sofia’s story. An immigrant from V ...

What I Learned Visiting The Projects

What I Learned Visiting The Projects

“I’m just happy and grateful to have a place to call home,” said Christina Whitehurst, a single mother, and resident of the Johnson Homes projects located in North Philadelphia. Seeing her children run around their new home, braid each other’s hair, and share laughs immediately makes you understand why this woman, who once lived ...

The waiting list for public housing is long, very long…

The waiting list for public housing is long, very long…

On Monday, April 6th, the WYL team had a meeting in Philadelphia. While I won’t disclose which organization we met with (and it makes no difference), the information we learned about how public housing is handled in Philly made us sick to our stomachs. A few quick items to note: There are three forms of public housing in Philly: S ...

WYL Launches Listings in Beta!

WYL Launches Listings in Beta!

Whose Your Landlord is excited to announce we are officially launching our listings in Beta! This means that during this time, we are working with onboarding landlords so that renters can find their homes here. Landlords- for you, this means post your listings FOR FREE! We have also made a lot of headway in signing up home providers, s ...

How we used Last Year’s Badge to own SXSW 2016

How we used Last Year’s Badge to own SXSW 2016

Every year, thousands of people descend on Austin, Texas looking to learn about the newest gadgets, companies, developments in education, and to hear about the dopest new musicians to hit the scene. 2016 was no different. While I didn’t get an opportunity to attend EDU or Music, I did get a chance to fully experience Interactive. For th ...

How our team did SXSW the right way

How our team did SXSW the right way

Why we went This year, a major car company (which we can’t announce yet) ran a huge startup competition in three U.S. cities and Philly was one of them. In order to win your city, you had to pitch three celebrity entrepreneurs on your business, while driving a car around the city. Picture Cash Cab meeting Sharktank. If an entrepren ...

In a few days, WYL is changing the way you find your next home.

In a few days, WYL is changing the way you find your next home.

For the past two years, WhoseYourLandlord has enabled renters to rate their landlords and housing complexes…Well, come Sunday evening, WYL will enable renters to find their next home, as well. New UI/UX When we first launched two years ago, we wanted to be old school, bold, and colorful in design. From the beginning, we set out to ...