November 16, 2017, 8am PST
A TriMet transit agency analysis has identified a culprit in the decline of transit ridership in Portland: gentrification and displacement.
November 6, 2017, 2pm PST
The federal government appears to be reneging on yet another promise to Native American tribes.
October 17, 2017, 6am PDT
The usual narrative of gentrification and displacement often assumes a static population. According to this study, urban renters move around very frequently, and most (but not all) of their moves are voluntary.
October 13, 2017, 11am PDT
As the former president seeks to distinguish the Obama Presidential Center from for-profit development, many locals still want to see a binding community benefits agreement.
September 28, 2017, 11am PDT
Chicago's 606 has proven popular among pedestrians, but the rise in property values near the amentity has made some feel unwelcome near the trail. Closing a stretch of the trail for a $200-a-plate dinner only makes that worse.
September 25, 2017, 12pm PDT
With lessons from high-profile urban revitalization in place, organizers and philanthropists are working to ensure the 11th Street Bridge Park doesn't push low-income residents out of surrounding neighborhoods.
September 22, 2017, 6am PDT
Here's a change: Displacement in the nation's fastest growing urban neighborhood has largely been limited to businesses. The new highrises have given Queens something it never had: a skyline.
September 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Large-scale adaptive reuse projects like the BeltLine in Atlanta receive praise in many circles. But they can also release a flurry of speculation, severely threatening affordability.
September 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Prospects for solving the Bay Area's severe housing shortage look far off. Action on the state level may be one way to approach this crippling collective action problem.
August 27, 2017, 5am PDT
Community land trusts are a favorite tool of advocates who want to take a communitarian approach to property and public space in cities facing the challenges of population decline, blight, and gentrification.
August 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Forty years ago, the Bronx was burning. But now gentrification is well underway, and one big developer is encountering pushback. Holding a "Bronx is burning" promo event probably didn't help.
July 31, 2017, 11am PDT
Richard Florida argues that policies in cities around the world are making it harder on those most in need of housing.
July 27, 2017, 6am PDT
Art and culture tend to be integral to helping disenfranchised communities self-identify, develop their identities, and organize around place-based issues. But its presence can also be used be used by real estate interests to market neighborhoods.
July 18, 2017, 6am PDT
An investigative collaboration between the Georgia News Lab and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has produced a scathing critique of Atlanta Beltline Inc., the organization shepherding one of the nation's most ambitious public works projects.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 17, 2017, 7am PDT
Cities have to prioritize displacement as a policy issue if they want to achieve inclusive growth, writes David Whitehead.
Greater Greater Washington
July 15, 2017, 9am PDT
Sea level rise is already flooding communities with such regularity that many residents are deciding to leave. The sea level rise tipping point will expand its reach as the climate changes.
July 6, 2017, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles City Planning Commission has approved new plans for parts of South Los Angeles. A focus on transit-oriented development and commercial revitalization has raised concerns over displacement.
June 30, 2017, 9am PDT
Seattle is faced with an affordable housing crisis that has led the new Planning & Community Development Director Sam Assefa to look globally for solutions.
June 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
In these cities, data on gentrification has been compiled to build mapping tools documenting the process. The hope is to identify neighborhoods where low-income residents are at risk of displacement.
Data-Smart City Solutions
June 16, 2017, 8am PDT
Plans to decommission existing public housing blocks and replace them with newer high-rises has angered middle-class residents in Moscow who fear the loss of their homes and investments.