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Displacement

November 8, 2019, 11am PST
The city worked with the owners of an apartment building to maintain lower rents so longtime residents would not be displaced after renovations.
Detroit Free Press
November 7, 2019, 2pm PST
An elevated highway destroyed an African American community in Syracuse, New York. Is just removing it enough?
The Washington Post
November 1, 2019, 7am PDT
Gentrification "mutates particular neighborhoods" while scarce housing "squeezes entire regions," Devin Michelle Bunten writes. Conflating the two can lead to inaccuracies in understanding.
CityLab
October 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
A former resident of the iconic neighborhood reflects on its past, present, and future.
The New York Review of Books
October 10, 2019, 10am PDT
While the Central Valley city was long considered relatively affordable, rents are rising and affordable housing is harder to come by.
CityLab
October 3, 2019, 11am PDT
In cities like Boston, the government’s right to take private property displaced residents and destroyed vulnerable neighborhoods and communities.
The Urbanist
October 1, 2019, 9am PDT
The Miami Herald is running a series of articles to explore the regional housing crisis. The latest in the series focuses on gentrification and displacement in the Little Haiti neighborhood.
Miami Herald
September 28, 2019, 5am PDT
A new report examines a range of strategies that limit the displacement effects of park projects.
CityLab
September 23, 2019, 8am PDT
As more development investment focus on historically black neighborhoods in Los Angeles, local politicians are searching for policies that can protect current residents from displacement.
Los Angeles Times
September 20, 2019, 2pm PDT
Mobile home parks in Colorado provide another example of how a soaring real estate market displaces low-income communities.
Associated Press
September 18, 2019, 1pm PDT
Denny Zane reminds policymakers that local, community-focused decision making truly trumps the 'top-down, one-size-fits-all' legislative approach to housing.
The Planning Report
September 8, 2019, 1pm PDT
Portland wants to add density but doesn't want to displace current residents of low- and middle-income neighborhoods.
The Oregonian
September 5, 2019, 1pm PDT
Charles Loveman, executive director of Heritage Housing Partners, explains the historical role that subsidized demand played in spurring housing production and the value of low to moderate-income affordable homeownership development.
The Planning Report
Blog post
August 22, 2019, 2pm PDT
Gentrification is apparently quite rare—so why do urban affairs commentators devote so much time arguing about it?
Michael Lewyn
August 22, 2019, 10am PDT
Using a mid 20th-century painting as his point of reference, Benjamin Schneider points out that the vast, disruptive changes we often associate with San Francisco are only affecting the city's eastern side.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities in flyover country are facing new redevelopment challenges as companies relocate from costly coastal cities. In St. Louis, downtown revitalization has also brought plans to tackle blight, and the consequences for residents could be immense.
CityLab
August 20, 2019, 11am PDT
The city of Oakland, across the bay from San Francisco, is the rare California city quickly adding housing units to the urban core. Local businesses are struggling to hang on as construction changes the fabric of the neighborhood.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 14, 2019, 2pm PDT
A feature article revisits the gentrification and displacement discussion, especially as it pertains to racial and economic demographics, in one of the nation's most troubled and challenging housing markets.
The Mercury News
August 7, 2019, 2pm PDT
“We could use some gentrification here.” Let's never say this—we must refrain from debating the long-term likelihood of gentrification in distressed places.
Shelterforce Magazine
August 5, 2019, 6am PDT
The question of whether there is space for children in rapidly changing cities was under investigation in two recent studies with somewhat contradictory findings.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge