Gentrification

September 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
New research draws on the popular review site Yelp to predict changes in housing prices and demographics.
CityLab
September 7, 2018, 10am PDT
A show about the impacts of gentrification in a working-class immigrant neighborhood in Los Angeles is generating controversy among those it represents.
Los Angeles Times
September 6, 2018, 8am PDT
In a new video game, the player is a no-good raccoon wreaking havoc on the world around him.
Los Angeles Magazine
Blog post
August 27, 2018, 9am PDT
In the Rust Belt, neighborhood decline is much more significant than gentrification.
Michael Lewyn
August 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
The historically Latino working class neighborhood is a frequent touchstone in debates over gentrification in Los Angeles. That history goes back decades and colors residents' perceptions.
BOOM: A Journal of California
August 2, 2018, 7am PDT
In Washington D.C., ZIP code 20003 is split into two distinct areas: fiercely preserved Capitol Hill and the construction-heavy Capitol Riverfront. But where are rents skyrocketing, and what factors go into that equation?
Greater Greater Washington
July 23, 2018, 5am PDT
Is the gritty, diverse New York of yesteryear dying, vanishing, or otherwise ceasing to exist? Depends on who you ask and where you look.
Harper's
July 20, 2018, 11am PDT
Inequities in healthcare are linked to inequities in urban planning, a public health researcher argues.
Barcelona Laboratory for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability
July 19, 2018, 11am PDT
Germantown has acquired many more wealthy residents without displacing many of its long-term residents or losing its diversity.
Next City
July 12, 2018, 8am PDT
A grassroots plan seeks to cultivate a sustainable, affordable center of Black culture in the neighborhood of Albina.
Curbed
July 12, 2018, 6am PDT
The picturesque neighborhood of Adams Morgan is becoming whiter and more affluent, but it also hasn't developed much new housing.
Greater Greater Washington
July 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Quarters can be cramped for growing families in Philadelphia's many two-story rowhouses. Rather than decamp to the suburbs, more and more homeowners are simply adding a third story, known as an "overbuild."
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
July 10, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study shows that over the last several decades the price of real estate has been heavily influenced by the actual and anticipated effects of climate change.
CityLab
June 27, 2018, 5am PDT
My pitches for space usually centered around the developer’s needs and not the needs of the neighborhood or its residents. I didn’t pay much attention to what impact those events would have on the surrounding neighborhoods.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
June 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
Chicago's current housing policies aren't protecting or producing affordable housing in gentrifying areas, so Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing a restructuring of the government. Advocates are skeptical of the idea.
Chicago Tribune
June 26, 2018, 8am PDT
Low-income residents are more likely to use transit, and transit needs riders. The relationship seems ripe for mutual benefit.
TransitCenter
June 25, 2018, 6am PDT
From an environmental perspective, transit oriented development is hard to argue. From a socio-economic perspective, transit oriented development must make room for all income levels, according to this opinion piece posted on the NRDC website.
NRDC's onearth
June 18, 2018, 11am PDT
A lawsuit against the District of Columbia claims deliberate actions to attract "creative" workers discriminates against low-income and African American residents.
DCist
June 10, 2018, 9am PDT
Vancouver is developing a plan to weaken the impacts of real estate speculation along the route of the Millennium Line Broadway Extension.
The Georgia Straight
June 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The state of Georgia's Opportunity Zones designations included one choice that raised questions about the purpose of the new federal program.
WABE