Allison Suppan Helmuth is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC). Her dissertation, entitled Getting Rich or Getting By? Owner-Occupant Landlords in Segregated Chicago, investigates the challenges and opportunities faced by small-building landlords, both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to graduate school, Allison worked at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research in Washington, DC where she was a research analyst and Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellow. Her research on racial inequality, housing, and neighborhood change has appeared in City and Community and numerous book chapters and policy papers. She holds a master’s degree in sociology from George Washington University and is a Fulbright and PEO Scholar Award recipient.