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Chicago neighborhood combats gentrification with a focus on affordable housing

Chicago neighborhood combats gentrification with a focus on affordable housing

In Chicago's Logan Square, activists fight gentrification and climate change by advocating for affordable housing near transit.

Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco reports for Grist.

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In the ambitious bid to reinvent South Baltimore, justice concerns remain

Parks, trails, housing, commercial development, flood resiliency efforts and new community amenities are supposed to turn the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River into the next Inner Harbor. But some activists worry about gentrification and more injustice.

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Florida neighborhoods are gentrifying in the wake of hurricanes, study finds

Florida neighborhoods hit by hurricanes have seen little drop in interest from homebuyers. On the contrary, these communities have tended to gentrify, with the price of homes and the income of buyers rising slightly after a storm, a new study reveals.

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What’s really driving ‘climate gentrification’ in Miami? It isn’t fear of sea-level rise

Miami is often held up as an example of ‘climate gentrification.’ But a closer look finds a bigger driver of flashy new developments in low-income neighborhoods.
A challenge for cities: going green, without gentrification
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A challenge for cities: going green, without gentrification

Community displacement has emerged as an unintended cost of climate resilience efforts. Here’s how cities can boost both livability and equity. 
Agrihoods promise fresh food and community. Can they add equity to the list?

Agrihoods promise fresh food and community. Can they add equity to the list?

Agrihoods promise to save farmland by turning it into a residential amenity. Can this effort to bridge housing and farmland support environmental justice?
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Dauté Martin: Katrina babies are hurting, but we are healing, too

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