Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy, and Prof. John D. Johnson, researcher at Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education in the Law School, co-wrote a piece for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about a large number of Milwaukee homes that are no longer owned by city residents in a massive transfer of wealth since the Great Recession. “Simply put: Thousands of residential properties in Milwaukee are no longer owned by city residents. They’re owned, instead, by individuals and companies with mailing addresses in the suburbs, other parts of Wisconsin, or out-of-state altogether,” they wrote.
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 30, 2020
Similar story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Feb. 4, 2020