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Anna Reosti

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Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Washington

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Bio

Anna Reosti is a Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation. Her scholarship explores law's relation to inequality in the criminal justice and housing settings. Her current research investigates the consequences of modern background screening practices for rental housing access and discrimination, as well as the capacity of local innovations in fair housing law to improve housing outcomes…

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Research focus

Law's relation to inequality in the criminal justice and housing settings. Research addresses the consequences of modern background screening practices for rental housing access and discrimination, as well as the capacity of local innovations in fair housing law to improve housing outcomes for renters with criminal convictions, evictions, and other stigmatizing background records


Projects

Tenant Screening and Fair Housing Law in the Information Age

This project contains two extensions of a larger study of tenant screening and fair housing law in the information age. The first extension investigates the costs of housing searches for renters with…

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Publications

“We Go Totally Subjective”: Discretion, Discrimination, and Tenant Screening in a Landlord’s Market
Law and Social Inquiry

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