Three years ago this month, the Urban Strategies Council released a report that sought to answer that question. The Oakland nonprofit found that investors — most from outside the city — were snatching up foreclosed homes in low-income neighborhoods in East and West Oakland that had been hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis.

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Spike has research experience in community development, housing, criminology, spatial epidemiology and reentry issues. He speaks nationally about data driven decision making and was chosen as one of Next American City’s Vanguard class of 2012 and honored as a White House Champion of Change in 2013. He’s a dad, husband and co-author for the new book on open public data: Beyond Transparency.

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