High-Poverty Neighborhoods

Blog post
February 2, 2015, 10am PST
Governing's recent study of gentrification systematically exaggerates gentrification in a variety of ways.
Michael Lewyn
December 7, 2014, 5am PST
A new report from City Observatory analyzes urban poverty and gentrification using census data from 1970 to 2010.
Next City
January 12, 2013, 7am PST
Social scientists have a theory that a neighborhood's character shapes its economic future more than income levels and foreclosure rates. A tragedy to the community of Chatham on Chicago's South Side has tested this "neighborhood effect."
The New York Times
November 16, 2012, 5am PST
The Great Recession and its aftermath have taken a toll on most Americans, but as a new report from Pew’s Economic Mobility Project shows, it's been far worse for those that can least afford it.
The Atlantic Cities