Internet literacy programs for older generations have become popular because this demographic is more susceptible to believing inaccurate political information and falling victim to internet scams.
A study of demographic changes in Philadelphia neighborhoods finds that an influx of more-affluent newcomers can erode community ties—or strengthen them.
The cost of fixing the nation’s widening affordable housing shortage measures in the billions of dollars. But if the healthcare costs that come with this lack of housing security are factored in, replenishing and expanding our low-income housing stock becomes an even better investment.
One day prior to Brian Moynihan’s, the CEO of Bank of America, testimony before the House Financial Services Committee, Moynihan announced that Bank of America will be raising its minimum wage to $20 an hour over the next two years.
The primarily African American Jackson Ward neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia, has been swiftly gentrified. While some historical aspects have been forgotten, other areas have seen promising improvements. Overall, the changes to this community have been a mixed bag as some community members have benefited from the changes to home wealth, while others have been forced out.
The Community Reinvestment Act: Assessing the Law’s Impact on Discrimination and Redlining Table of Contents Introduction: Public input and accountability are the keys to CRA’s successCRA needs an update, but care must be taken to keep exams focused on underserved and local communitiesResearch and data demonstrate CRA’s success in combating redlining Legislative and regulatory […]
According to a new study from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Pittsburgh is the eighth most gentrified city in America.
A recent study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition found that Washington, D.C., experienced the highest “intensity of gentrification” of any city in the U.S. between 2000 and 2013. According to the study, about 40 percent of the city’s lower-income neighborhoods experienced gentrification during that period, displacing thousands of residents with lower incomes, including 20,000 black residents.
An OpEd in the Washington Post by NCRC CEO Jesse Van Tol, April 8, 2019: Yes, you can gentrify a neighborhood without pushing out poor people When rich people move in, they often displace residents. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Neighborhoods have been developing and changing since the dawn of civilization, but […]
According to a study from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, gentrification has historically happened at a much faster rate in the country’s largest cities — Los Angeles included.