Gentrification

January 29, 2019, 2pm PST
Call it "Tax Breaklandia," according to this Bloomberg article.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
January 26, 2019, 11am PST
A new report focuses on the consequences of gentrification in Vancouver's Chinatown neighborhood.
The Star Vancouver
January 23, 2019, 12pm PST
Pittsburgh is considering a gentrification and displacement prevention measure for longtime residents of rapidly changing neighborhoods in the city of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Feature
January 22, 2019, 5am PST
The following excerpt, written by Daniel Kay Hertz in the introduction to The Battle of Lincoln Park, challenges assumptions about the forces of gentrification in Chicago, with lessons for communities around the country.
Daniel Kay Hertz
January 14, 2019, 12pm PST
Developments around the mall are now subject to tax breaks as part of a new program meant to aid disadvantaged communities.
StarTribune
January 6, 2019, 5am PST
With the threat of sea level rise, homes on higher ground in Miami are becoming increasingly desirable. But they are located in low-income communities of color, and residents are facing rising housing costs and displacement.
Slate
Blog post
January 2, 2019, 5am PST
Looking forward to 2019, Chuck Wolfe reflects on how time living in London—and exposure to many other places during 2018— has highlighted how the physical shell of the old often frames today's sociocultural realities around the world.
Charles R. Wolfe
January 1, 2019, 11am PST
Controversy surrounds a development deal in the city of SeaTac, after the city made a $15.5 million development deal that could displace a local business community powered by immigrants from Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
The Seattle Times
December 27, 2018, 9am PST
Zócalo Public Square Editor Joe Mathews takes aim at the phrase, “We want to protect the character of the community," calling it a lousy argument in normal times and verging on "treasonous" due to climate change and California's housing crisis.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 22, 2018, 7am PST
Because the rails to trails project left housing up to the market, rising rents were inevitable, claims a new report.
Crain's
December 20, 2018, 7am PST
A decrease in affordable housing, the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and demographic changes mean more of the city’s neighborhoods are facing gentrification challenges.
Rice University News & Media
December 7, 2018, 1pm PST
Residents are looking for more reliable parking as Over-the-Rhine continues to boom.
Cincinnati Enquirer
November 28, 2018, 1pm PST
The Kansas City Star Editorial Board has concerns about gentrification and affordable housing.
The Kansas City Star
November 25, 2018, 7am PST
The city of San Jose is pushing Google to mitigate the effects of gentrification and displacement at its planned transit oriented facility in downtown San Jose.
The Mercury News
November 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood is the scene for a very contemporary land use policy debate: how much affordable housing can cultivated from the development opportunities in proximity to transit lines?
Chicago Tribune
November 4, 2018, 11am PST
The rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of Point Breeze could get a new zoning map if recently proposed legislation is approved.
PlanPhilly
Blog post
October 26, 2018, 6am PDT
In The Battle of Lincoln Park, Daniel Kay Hertz chronicles the gentrification of Lincoln Park, and shows how its residents displaced renters and the poor.
Michael Lewyn
October 26, 2018, 5am PDT
A study of the musical nightlife of New York shows these spaces are an integral part of the city’s urban landscape.
CityLab
October 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The Guardian published an in-depth exposé of the causes and effects of gentrification in the city of Atlanta.
The Guardian
October 11, 2018, 5am PDT
Displacement in the San Francisco Bay Area has resulted in distinct mobility patterns and significant race and class inequalities.
Urban Displacement Project