Gentrification is usually thought of as a positive for cities as a whole, but a problem for longer-term residents of gentrifying areas: they are displaced by higher rents or increasingly alienated from their changing community.
RVA Magazine, July 31, 2019: GRTC Connects: Route 12 – Church Hill to the East End Strolling down the tree-lined avenues of historic homes, manicured mini-lawns, and tastefully curated porches of Church Hill, one could be forgiven for thinking they were out on a jaunt in Georgetown or Old Town Alexandria. Alas, a glance down […]
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition, an organization that works to uphold fair housing, fair lending and consumer protection laws, issued the following statement by CEO Jesse Van Tol on GSE Patch.
In March, Denver was recognized in a report called “Shifting Neighborhoods” by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition as the city leading the nation in displacement of Latinos. The city’s new leadership of council enters with a historic amount of Latinas, mounting social and economic challenges from growth and a new Denver Comprehensive Plan 2040 for the city.
Earlier this year, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition released a report that found the District suffered the most widespread low-income displacement of any major central city since 2000.
After decades of the federal government playing a limited role in local land-use regulations, there is renewed interest on both sides of the aisle for a stronger federal effort to reign in restrictive zoning laws.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition ranks New York City as one of the most rapidly gentrifying areas in the country. In 2012, Rent Cafe listed the areas where Biggie’s one-room apartment is located as one of the top 20 most-gentrified zip codes.
It would be difficult for the FHFA’s Office of Fair Lending Oversight to replace tools that have been weakened at other agencies under the Trump administration without a “more public-facing component,” said Jesse Van Tol, the chief executive of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.
In Itta Bena, population 1,828 and likely declining, the only available banking is at ATMs.
A recent study conducted by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, listed Philadelphia as one of seven cities leading gentrification efforts in America.