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2. Gentrification

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/nyregion/gentrification-in-a-brooklyn-neighborhood-forces-residents-to-move-on.html In “Gentrification in a Brooklyn Neighborhood forces residents to move on,” by Vivian Lee defines gentrification as transformations that are made in a specific neighborhood, in this case Brooklyn. This article uses gentrification in order to explain why people are moving out of houses......

This article defines gentrification as “a process of neighborhood change involving the migration of wealthier residents into poorer neighborhoods and increased economic investment” (Ordway, 2014). In other words, slowly moving out the poor out of their affordable housing in order to make it more into......

Gentrification a system where people are being pushed out of their homes due to such high spikes in rent. Due to the rezoning, the major of New York is making it mandatory that when developers due create new buildings, they have to make sure that......

  In Shaila Dewan’s article in the New York Times “Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta” the author defines gentrification as demographic change of Atlanta’s upward shift in its white population. As a result property taxes increase and low-rent apartments have been replaced by new......

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0042098012437746 The article listed above defines gentrification as a fundamental political process. This article explains that there is a “double movement” between the neighborhoods of Harlem and Prenzlauger Berg, Berlin. Both are being impacted negatively by the market economy, and the relation between public policies and......

This article defines gentrification as raising rent to evict people and make room for richer tenants. Landlords hold out on fixing things and helping the tenants so they get annoyed and finally move out on their own. This article uses a report issued by the......

http://academicworks.cuny.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1021&context=gc_studentpubs In “Precarity and Gentrification” by Samuel Stein he defines gentrification basically as an economic process which the city uses their raw materials to get profits and renew neighborhoods. It states that It could be chaotic, making neighborhoods “better”, it also says how it changes public......

http://ny.curbed.com/2016/5/9/11641588/nyc-top-15-gentrifying-neighborhoods-williamsburg-harlem-bushwick This article defines gentrification as neighborhoods that once had low average household incomes and within the last recent years they have started to become high-income neighborhoods as rent has increased.  Warerkar used the State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods 2015 Report to......

In the article “What is Gentrification, Really?” the author goes in a more depth study on the word then most would. He first gives the definition we are all familiar with. He then goes to tell us the origins of the word and it how......

http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?&id=GALE|A339427508&v=2.1&u=lehman_main&it=r&p=AONE&sw=w This article is related to gentrification because it deals with the importance of housing in a community. It talks about the importance of allocation of spaces in the community for the different groups of people to live in. This article deals with the way......

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