It might come as a surprise, but Harlem is the neighborhood with the biggest increase in rents since 2002—a stunning 90 percent increase according to recent analysis.
Jun 25, 2015   Gothamist
<p>Harlem is undergoing a rapid change in terms of demographics and income levels. One real estate broker is at the front of driving this change, and many in the neighborhood are not happy about it. But is this change avoidable?</p>
Jul 11, 2008   New York Magazine
<p>From Home Depot to high-rise office buildings, Harlem's upward trend is producing "root shock," causing some residents to believe it is only a matter of time before they are displaced.</p>
Jun 16, 2008   The New York Times
<p>A new 85-unit apartment building in Harlem shows that affordable housing and green building practices can go hand in hand.</p>
May 3, 2008   Inhabitat
<p>A arcane provision in the New York City Charter that increases the threshold for a zoning change approval to a three-fourths vote of the city council may help opponents defeat a proposed rezoning of 125th Street in Harlem.</p>
Apr 2, 2008   The New York Times
<p>New York City officials hope that a recently approved rezoning for Harlem will revive the neighborhood.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   The Economist
<p>Business leaders in New York have proposed declaring Harlem's 125th Street as historic zone in an effort to stop gentrification in the area.</p>
Feb 28, 2008   The New York Times