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Gentrification

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Gentrification, from most recent to least.

Opponents of McMillan Development See Opportunity in Social Justice Movement

Opponents of McMillan Development See Opportunity in Social Justice Movement

Nena Perry-Brown | July 9th 2020

Recent news releases intensify focus on how the controversial development could impact racial and social justice. ... read »

Two Reports Offer Perspective on How Opportunity Zones are Falling Short

Two Reports Offer Perspective on How Opportunity Zones are Falling Short

Nena Perry-Brown | June 22nd 2020

Both the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and Urban Institute recently noted how OZs are performing in unexpected ways. ... read »

Three Definitions of “Gentrification” Apply to Seven DC Census Tracts

Three Definitions of “Gentrification” Apply to Seven DC Census Tracts

Nena Perry-Brown | May 13th 2019

Although not all studies agree on the definition of gentrification, a new tool compares three measures of the term over the last four decades. ... read »

The DC Neighborhoods Where White Homebuyers’ Income is Double That of Existing Residents

The DC Neighborhoods Where White Homebuyers’ Income is Double That of Existing Residents

Nena Perry-Brown | April 29th 2019

The latest analysis of gentrification nationwide shows the difference in income between new homebuyers and those who already resided in a given area. ... read »

The Severity of Displacement in DC: By the Numbers

The Severity of Displacement in DC: By the Numbers

Nena Perry-Brown | April 15th 2019

A recent study offers more numbers to back up the assertion that DC experienced the most intense gentrification and displacement nationwide. ... read »

Young, But Not Wealthy: A Look at Who is Renting DC’s New Apartments

Young, But Not Wealthy: A Look at Who is Renting DC’s New Apartments

Nena Perry-Brown | May 17th 2018

A new analysis from District, Measured examines how youthification may have been a catalyst for the growth of DC's luxury rental market. ... read »

How Housing, Schools and the City Work Together

How Housing, Schools and the City Work Together

Shilpi Paul | April 2nd 2013 | 1 Comment

On Monday night, a developer, a former director of the DC Office of Planning, a charter school founder and a columnist sat on a panel to discuss... read »

Gentrification in DC: Five Takeaways From a Recent Forum

Gentrification in DC: Five Takeaways From a Recent Forum

Shilpi Paul | October 3rd 2012 | 5 Comments

On Thursday night, Tabaq bistro was packed with residents eager to hear the the thoughts of the speakers on the DC Humanities Council's latest panel... read »

Be a Good Neighbor, Make Eye Contact

Be a Good Neighbor, Make Eye Contact

Shilpi Paul | June 4th 2012 | 2 Comments

A recent piece in The Atlantic Cities examines the impact that eye contact (or lack thereof) can have on fostering neighborliness in a community. ... read »

Busboys Will Open In Anacostia, But When?

Busboys Will Open In Anacostia, But When?

Shilpi Paul | May 23rd 2012 | 5 Comments

Last night, River East Emerging Leaders brought a panel of DC restaurateurs to Historic Anacostia to talk about how to break into the restaurant... read »

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