Anonymous corporations own more and more of our cities.
Wealthy workers moving into central, walkable neighborhoods has long caused gentrification, but global capital is exacerbating the situation.
Deep pockets have displaced modest-income people from plenty of prime urban terra firma. Could our offshore be next?
How can anyone, especially 30-somethings, afford to live in increasingly expensive cities?
Conceptual Designs for Equitable Development in Portland, Oregon
Local gentrification cycles have been “supercharged” by the fact that many cities are now a global destination to park investment capital.
Activists demand accountability from Power Design, a subcontractor enabling the “race to the bottom” at construction sites around Washington, D.C.
More than half a million Americans are homeless — the size of a large city.
Houston, Texas has been segregating at a rapid pace. Unfortunately, the twin ills of rising inequality and increased gentrification have become too familiar in urban America.
Development projects in cities across the nation are trying to drive out low-income residents, but local activists are taking control with community-based solutions that are beneficial to everyone.
Like labor unions, neighborhood unions could help residents bargain collectively for affordable housing, housing security, protections for local businesses, and community reconciliation.
It takes much more than one project or policy to address gentrification. It takes a movement.
As rent prices soar in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, JPNet’s State of Our Neighborhood forum helps to give community residents and merchants a voice.
IPS partners with DCIFF on a film based on a short story of the same name by San Francisco poet laureate Alejandro Murguía, followed by a discussion of it’s relationship to DC gentrification.