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Study: Gentrification and cultural displacement most intense in America’s largest cities, and absent from many others

Gentrification and displacement of long-time residents is most intense in the nation’s biggest cities, and rare in most other places, a new study shows. The study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), identified more than 1,000 neighborhoods in 935 cities and towns where gentrification occurred between 2000 and 2013. In 230 of those neighborhoods, […]

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