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Starcity’s property at 229 Ellis Street in San Francisco. Rent for Starcity residences varies depending on the location, but generally ranges from $1,000 to $2,300. Photography: Jason Henry

Into the Valley

Some have doubts

Companies say they can pinpoint tenants who aren’t cleaning up after their pets. But is a clean lawn worth giving up your dog’s DNA?

Illustration: Eva Cremers

The Fair Housing Act could be crippled by a new interpretation that would allow tech companies to sell biased algorithms — and get away with it

Photo illustration by Tessa Modi, Photo: HUD Website

The spread of intelligence machines will worsen geographic inequality, unless we take proactive measures

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By identifying patterns in successful rehousing, a research team in L.A. is working to make the housing system more efficient

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A former attorney at Facebook explains

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