The National Community Reinvestment Coalition released a report showing that Washington, D.C. was the most gentrified city between the years 2000-2013. Recently, there has been complaints from “new” residents about go-go music playing in a cell phone store but local residents, who have had no problem with the music for decades, have came together to create a petition to keep the music playing.
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CityLab, April 5th, 2019: Where gentrification is an emergency, and where it’s not Ron Daniels, president of the Baltimore-based civil-rights network Institute of the Black World 21st Century, assembled a group of some of the foremost African American social-justice advocates, thinkers and influencers to Newark this weekend for an emergency summit on gentrification. The emergency …
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.
A recent study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition found DC had the most intense level of gentrification when compared to other cities across the country.
“I thought it was very unusual, the aggressive approach that the OCC took in pushing this bank in the direction that it did,” John Taylor, president of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and an outside adviser to Wells Fargo, said in an interview. “I don’t know what to make of it.”
Fifth Third’s $32 billion Community Commitment, influenced by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and other community groups, is now being carried out with an initial $20.3 billion.
Jesse Van Tol, CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, released a public statement regarding the end to the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. “NCRC supports ending the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. However, we are concerned that the fundamental restructuring of the housing finance system contemplated by this White House memorandum and Chairman Crapo’s outline will set in motion further limits on those who have access to the system today.”, said Van Tol.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition authored the study, which identified more than 1,000 neighborhoods in 935 cities and towns where gentrification occurred between 2000 and 2013.
Last week, a new report from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition reviewed census and economic data, and found gentrification and cultural displacement is most intense in large cities.
A study conducted by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition revealed that 40 percent of low-income communities in Washington, D.C. has experienced the effects of gentrification and as a result, over 20,000 African American residents have been displaced.
The report, “Shifting Neighborhoods: Gentrification and Cultural Displacement in American Cities,” was released last week by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), a grassroots organization that works to create opportunities for people to build wealth.
In a National Community Reinvestment Coalition report concluding that DC saw “the most African-American residents—more than 20,000—displaced from their neighborhoods, mostly by affluent, white newcomers,” one recommendation is to use the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing process, which, per NCRC, “provides an opportunity for community groups to engage with municipal leadership in the planning process.