In This Series
Gentrification doesn’t fix inner-city schools
An influx of wealth might improve neighborhoods, but public schools? Not so much.
Climate change is the ultimate gentrifier
If you're really worried about gentrification, your best bet is tackling problems related to racial inequities and climate change vulnerability.
A surprising tool to slow gentrification: Land trusts
Community land trusts can guarantee a level of economic diversity in urban neighborhoods, and help locals take charge of their own destiny.
Can we green the hood without gentrifying it?
How gentrification dirties up environmental cleanups.
Why living in Detroit doesn’t come cheap
Detroit's housing market may look accessible, but once you do the math imposed by the city's sometimes tough conditions, it's hardly a bargain.
Who says gentrification is a myth?
Recent reports claim that gentrification is fiction. But it’s a fact of life for those who’ve been displaced by it.
Urban planners may have finally found how to get to Sesame Street
With "equitable development," planners say they've finally figured out how to make sustainable, healthy neighborhoods accessible to everyone.