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Can Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing Boost Economic Mobility and Minimize Displacement?

by Oriya Cohen
Public transportation provides critical connections to jobs, education, and health care, especially for low-income families without a vehicle. But improving transit access can be a…

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How Does Gentrification Affect Homeowners and Renters Differently?

Gentrification directly displaces renters, but homeowners do not face a heightened displacement risk in gentrifying areas, according to a study by Isaac William Martin and Kevin Beck. The study…

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How Policymakers Can Prevent Displacement and Foster Inclusive Neighborhoods

As low-income neighborhoods attract high-income residents, communities are seeking ways to manage neighborhood change to prevent displacement and disparities. In response to a congressional request…

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Getting There: The Case for Ensuring That All Transit-Oriented Development Is Equitable

by Veronica Gaitán
How people get from place to place shapes every aspect of a community for better or worse—from its economic development, to its social and cultural structures, to its policies…

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Denver’s Low-Income Homeowners Are Losing Ground, but Policies Can Help Stem That Loss

by Diana Elliott, Tanaya Srini, and Carl Hedman
Denver’s economy is thriving. The city’s unemployment rate (2.9 percent) is a percentage point lower than the national average, and wage and…

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No One Left Behind: How Placemaking Can Promote Equitable Development

by Janae Ladet and Kimberly Burrowes
“Equitable growth for a community means that residents grow alongside it and that the community continues to grow because of its residents. The growth comes…

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Why Gentrification and Mental Health Go Hand in Hand

A quarter of New York City neighborhoods experienced gentrification between 1990 and 2014. Revitalization that stems from new economic development often brings increased housing costs, increased rent…

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What Should Policymakers and Advocates Know about Eviction?

by Maya Brennan
After years of sparse research and policy attention, evictions are a constant presence in the news and a growing topic of research. Advocates for stable housing can find locally or…

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Mobile Home Park Closures: The True Hidden Housing Problem?

In the past three decades, mobile homes have spread rapidly and expansively. This type of manufactured housing arose to fill a critical demand for affordable renter- and owner-occupied housing at a…

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Lead-Contaminated Soil Does More Than Poison Residents

by James Gastner and Veronica Gaitán
Even low blood lead levels, often caused by ingesting in-home contaminants such as lead-based paint and dust, can create serious short- and long-term health…

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