A growing body of research documents the critical importance of neighborhood conditions to residents’ well-being and ability to succeed. Housing initiatives play a central role in strategies to revitalize distressed areas, prevent displacement of low-income residents by gentrification, and mitigate the effects of concentrated poverty. Through a variety research projects and events, our work examines the factors that influence the geographic location of low-income households and contribute to patterns of residential segregation.
June 15, 2017Read More
Monday, June 04, 2018
As more and more communities across the country experience gentrification—and others fear its imminent arrival—community developers are struggling to find...Read More
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Fostering inclusion in gentrifying neighborhoods (rather than opening up exclusive suburbs) is the focus of four working papers released today...Read More