Sophie Kasakove

Sophie Kasakove is a reporter-researcher at The New Republic and a contributing writer at Pacific Standard.

Brick apartment buildings in Stuyvesant Town, New York City

No Wonder Big Real Estate Is Fighting New York's New Rent Law

Previously unreleased data shows that large landlords who own multiple buildings have a stranglehold over housing—and evictions—in New York City.

A photo of Chicago's Cabrini-Green public housing high-rise in 2003.

A Major Chicago Public Housing Lawsuit Ends. The Segregation It Confronted Lives On.

Over 50 years after the “Gautreaux” case began, the city’s neighborhoods remain divided along racial lines.