Topic: Gentrification and Displacement

NALCAB Guide to Equitable Neighborhood Development

Produced by National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) this guide helps community members and community-based organizations anticipate changes in their neighborhoods.

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Gentrification and Neighborhood Change: Helpful Tools for Communities

Developed by the University of Illinois Chicago’s Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement this toolkit presents strategies for addressing the pressures of gentrification in a community during different phases of gentrification.

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Healthy Development Without Displacement

In this new paper, the Prevention Institute explores: What can people working on “healthy community” issues—like active transportation, parks, healthy food, planning, public health, healthcare, and more—do in their own work to improve community conditions without contributing to gentrification and displacement?

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Gentrification, Displacement and the Role of Public Investment: A Literature Review

This literature review will document the vast bodies of scholarship that have sought to
examine the issues of gentrification and displacement.

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Dealing with Neighborhood Change: A Primer on Gentrification and Policy Choices

PolicyLink and the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy created this primer on how to view the issue of gentrification.

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A Ride to Better Health

Equitable transit-oriented development projects can help cities like Denver improve the health of their community.

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Whose City Is it? The Promise and Peril of Gentrification

We all want “nicer” neighborhoods, but how can communities engineer change so everyone benefits?

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The Network’s Picks: Mapping Residential Displacement and Gentrification

We know that Child Opportunity affects health and varies by zip code. So too a family’s opportunity, especially opportunity to access healthy affordable housing, with low risk of displacement due to gentrification.

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In Pennsylvania, Wealthy County’s Poorer Residents Get A Healthy Place to Live

Chester County, Pennsylvania, has been ranked one of the richest counties in the nation, yet 7 percent of its half-million residents live in poverty. Coatesville, a city of 13,000 people, is one such low-income pocket. It is also home to the county’s first Federally Qualified Health Center, opened in 2008 by Brandywine Health Foundation (BHF), …

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