Raising Rents at a Landlord Convention

At the 21st Annual Mr. National Landlord Convention, rents on on the rise and life is good.

What do landlords talk about behind closed doors, among other landlords? Motherboard staff writer and Cyber host Matthew Gault attended in St. Louis recently. Landlords traded gossip, talked about raising rents, and tried to sell each on books and online classes. Outside of the convention, rents hit record medians, the COVID moratorium is ending, and a lot of tenants simply can’t afford to put a roof over their head.


On this week’s episode of Cyber, Motherboard editor-in-chief Jason Koebler interviews Matthew about what it’s like to attend the 21st Annual Mr. National Landlord Convention.

Stories discussed on this episode:

Among the Landlords

Where People Pretend to Be 'Landchads' and Make Fun of 'Rentoids'

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