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Displacement

4 days ago
The downtown freeway expansion will displace thousands of housed and unhoused residents and hundreds of small businesses.
Houston Press
5 days ago
New York City's groundbreaking Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Program will turn five years old in March. While some call for the program to be eliminated, others defend it.
City Limits
January 10, 2021, 11am PST
Limiting development has been a powerful tool for anti-gentrification activists, but have these policies had counter-productive effects?
The Atlantic
January 3, 2021, 5am PST
The U.S. Department of Transportation nominee acknowledged the impact the interstate highway system has had on communities of color and vowed to mitigate the damage.
Streetsblog USA
December 23, 2020, 10am PST
The civil rights debates of the 1960s and 1970s influence city planning in Alexandria, Virginia to this day.
ALX Now
December 22, 2020, 9am PST
America's historic Black cemeteries, which have long fallen victim to displacement, relocation, and outright destruction, could have a new ally in the fight for preservation and recognition.
Time Magazine
December 17, 2020, 7am PST
Project Connect promises to prioritize equity and inclusion with $300 million dedicated to anti-displacement efforts.
City Monitor
December 14, 2020, 11am PST
In a bid to address concerns about vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods, the San Diego Planning Commission recommends cutting the number of short-term rentals in the city in half.
San Diego Union-Tribune
November 17, 2020, 12pm PST
The California Housing Accountability Act, approved by the State Legislature in 2017, is cited in a court ruling that soundly rebuffs the decision by the South Los Angeles Area Planning Commission to veto a controversial project.
Los Angeles Times
October 28, 2020, 9am PDT
Add the coronavirus pandemic to an already deeply troubled housing market and the Bay Area has a recipe for even more displacement in a region already facing a massive demographic shift.
Sfist
October 28, 2020, 6am PDT
Upzonings in working class neighborhoods usually provoke political opposition based on concerns about gentrification and displacement. But the new Wynwood Norte Neighborhood Revitalization District in Miami might have worked for a solution.
Miami Herald
Blog post
October 27, 2020, 8am PDT

A great challenge facing urban planning in the short- and long-term future is how to complete green infrastructure and development without spurring gentrification and displacement.

Joan Fitzgerald
September 13, 2020, 7am PDT
The Chicago City Council has approved an ordinance intended to protect residents of the neighborhoods surrounding the planned Barack Obama Presidential Center.
Chicago Sun-Times
September 11, 2020, 8am PDT
A Denver writer calls attention to the city's worsening housing affordability, gentrification, and displacement challenges, and prescribes a YIMBY response.
The Denver Post
September 10, 2020, 8am PDT
There’s more than one way to be excluded from your community.
Shelterforce Magazine
September 7, 2020, 7am PDT
Chicago and Atlanta both approved development moratoriums in areas surrounding new urban amenities this year. Other cities could soon add to the number.
The Washington Post
September 3, 2020, 8am PDT
The local councilmember is seeking a rezoning from commercial to residential in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, but local community members say the development will be priced out of their range.
WHYY
August 23, 2020, 5am PDT
The proposal to rezone the Industry City redevelopment area in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn has won a key approval, but a controversial showdown in the City Council still awaits.
The Real Deal
August 11, 2020, 5am PDT
Gentrification and displacement concerns won the day over a plan to rezone a former industrial area in Sunset Park, Brooklyn for new retail, offices, hotels and restaurants.
The Real Deal
August 4, 2020, 7am PDT
A $7 billion transit investment plan for Austin would include $300 million toward preventing displacement of communities in neighborhoods located near planned transit investments.
KUT