Ruairi Casey is a Berlin-based journalist focused on housing, migration and politics.

Ruari has been a freelance reporter and producer since 2014 and has worked with CNN International, Thomson Reuters Foundation, VICE News, Al Jazeera, Irish Times, Deutsche Welle and others.

He has twice been awarded grants from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund and was named a UN Foundation Press Fellow in 2017.


Basic information

Ruairi Casey
politics, housing and migration

Supported projects

Coronavirus is creating the perfect crisis for the ‘vulture capitalist’ takeover of cities

  • Economy
  • Finance
  • Tax evasion

LONDON - After the 2008 crash, a few Wall Street investors cracked the code for how to turn cut-price homes into a tradeable asset class worth billions. By 2021, the template they created is being adapted by diverse financial actors, ranging from private equity giants to PropTech apps.