When do Renters Behave Like Homeowners? High Rent, Price Anxiety, and NIMBYISM.
While conventional wisdom holds that renters do not participate in NIMBYism, and even welcome new development, recent research from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies shows that renters frequently join the obstructionist bandwagon in expensive cities. Read more at The Atlantic's City Lab
The research, authored by Michael Hankinson, can be found here