Laws that control rent-stabilized apartments have been weakened over the last 25 years while the surging economy drives many of these units into the free market.
May 11, 2018, 11am PDT
YIMBYs don't understand poverty, claimed one social justice group. Few, if any, connections with equity groups and too many with tech companies may have helped doom SB 827's chances of making it to first base in the legislature this year.
May 11, 2018, 9am PDT
Prices remain depressed in most formerly redlined neighborhoods, but several such areas in Denver now boast higher home values than the city as a whole.
May 1, 2018, 9am PDT
Where is gentrification most likely to occur in cities like Detroit? And how can that data guide policy? A new report provides some insight.
April 22, 2018, 5am PDT
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
April 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Low-income residents have scattered to the periphery, where social services are less accessible.
April 10, 2018, 6am PDT
A new program based in the Germantown neighborhood in Philadelphia aims to encourage community ownership of urban re-investment.
April 9, 2018, 11am PDT
The Dallas neighborhood of Deep Ellum is the city's answer to SoHo in New York, the Mission in San Francisco, or the Arts District in Los Angeles—once gritty, now trendy.
April 6, 2018, 9am PDT
YIMBYs are describing the jobs-housing imbalance represented in the Central SoMa Plan as reminiscent of the housing policies of cities farther down the Peninsula.
April 6, 2018, 6am PDT
One unintended consequence of No Child Left Behind: increased gentrification.
April 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Gentrified in the 1960s during the height of urban renewal, Society Hill is a historical precedent as Philadelphia confronts present-day gentrification.
April 2, 2018, 9am PDT
It's the "holy grail" of urban planning, say researchers.
March 31, 2018, 9am PDT
In top-tier Chinese cities like Shanghai and Beijing, new population caps have spurred the relocation of residents, many of them low-income, to smaller cities and the outskirts.
March 7, 2018, 7am PST
Less "sharing economy" and more normal economy for New York City in New York City, according to the findings of a recent study.
March 7, 2018, 6am PST
Former President Barack Obama is facing a new kind of politics while working to support the development plan for the Barack Obama Presidential Center.
March 6, 2018, 9am PST
It's time for planners to contend with displacement by transit investment, writes Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal.
March 2, 2018, 8am PST
Jon Christensen urges Los Angeles to ensure that new park amenities serve, rather than displace, the river's low-income communities.
February 27, 2018, 10am PST
A proposal for a Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium in Cincinnati's West End is raising displacement concerns among residents.
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February 21, 2018, 5am PST
A highly anticipated linear park project in Philadelphia will open this year. Planners and activists have been working in anticipation of increased pressure on the local housing market.
February 13, 2018, 7am PST
The city of Boston is trying to establish a model for gentrification mitigation in the Upham's Corner section of Dorchester.