April 9, 2019

Where gentrification is taking place

City Lab -Between 2000 and 2013, close to 111,000 African Americans were displaced from gentrifying neighborhoods in cities across the United States, according to a new report from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. That trend is pretty geographically limited, though: Half of the gentrified Census tracts were in just seven cities—with the largest shifts occurring in New York, Los Angeles, D.C., and Seattle. Even then, most cities experiencing gentrification were only seeing it in a handful of neighborhoods.

1 comment:

Greg Gerritt said...

Gentrification is going on in pockets of most cities. It is never the whole city. Some parts of each city are already very high income. And some parts do not have a housing stock in such disrepair that it is profitable enough to churn it