Gentrification

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.
The Boston Globe
February 9, 2018, 8am PST
More Southern Californians are purchasing motor vehicles, particularly those who were previously transit-dependent, which largely explains the region's declining transit ridership, according to a newly released study.
Los Angeles Times
February 8, 2018, 1pm PST
In Oakland, California and Torreon, New Mexico, Julian Brave NoiseCat reports that "[f]or Indigenous people, the crisis of the home is intergenerational."
High Country News
February 7, 2018, 12pm PST
Community leaders say a design district in Westlake could pave the way for the erasure of L.A's Historic Filipinotown.
Curbed LA
February 7, 2018, 5am PST
A study published recently in the Journal of the American Planning Association finds that mixed-use neighborhoods in Toronto are only delivering benefits to those who can afford to pay a premium.
CBC News
Blog post
February 6, 2018, 2pm PST
One common explanation for recent declines in transit ridership is that gentrification has driven lower-income commuters into car-dependent suburbs. But does data bear this out?
Michael Lewyn
February 5, 2018, 5am PST
Despite decades of our raising the issue of displacement in the face of rising rents, many Americans still do not see this as a call-to-action or a failure of public policy. Here is why our housing messaging may be backfiring.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
February 1, 2018, 9am PST
The new study, published by the Urban Politics and Governance research group at McGill University, comes with a major disclaimer: it was funded by the Hotel Trades Council, AFL-CIO, among other.
Politico
January 22, 2018, 1pm PST
Illinois gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy made waves when he said the rapidly shrinking population of African Americans was the intended result of the city's policy. An op-ed in the Chicago Reader agrees.
The Chicago Reader
January 11, 2018, 12pm PST
For the first time in four years, a quarterly survey indicates “market saturation in urban areas.”
Builder
January 9, 2018, 9am PST
One of the most astute observers of San Francisco provides a list of notable architecture project to locate the city amidst all its ongoing controversies and challenges.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 8, 2018, 6am PST
Norman Oder asks readers to question the evidence traditionally cited in arguments that attempt to disprove displacement as a consequence of gentrification.
Shelterforce
Blog post
January 3, 2018, 11am PST
A historic summit with Denver mayors about responsible growth, and a take-to-the-streets protest of gentrification in the city, suggest the need for a better conversation about today’s challenges to urban sustainability.
Dean Saitta
December 29, 2017, 10am PST
The new development in and around Downtown Nashville is driving out black residents, according to this article.
Tennessean
December 20, 2017, 12pm PST
A huge public response shows that the booming city is defining a new future with smart growth.
CityLab
December 17, 2017, 11am PST
Eliminating parking minimums and reforming Philadelphia's tax abatement program could do a lot in making Philadelphia affordable, Inga Saffron argues.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 13, 2017, 2pm PST
Denver provides a case study of a city's politics reckoning with the pace of development in a post-recession real estate market.
The Denver Post
December 13, 2017, 8am PST
In an update to his 1986 movie "She's Gotta Have It," Spike Lee confronts the ways Brooklyn has changed since then, gentrification and racial tension included.
CityLab
November 29, 2017, 1pm PST
Los Angeles Times op-ed writer Erin Aubry Kaplan shares her feelings upon seeing whites return to Inglewood, California half a century after they fled. One consistent theme emerges: "Whatever black people have can be taken away."
Los Angeles Times
November 29, 2017, 9am PST
As public and private investment grow in South L.A., new community plans mark a victory for local organizers seeking to prevent displacement.
KPCC