taestell + gentrification   6

OTR loses 2,000 low-income homes, but breakdown may be surprising
“We’ve got real diversity. Cincinnati has a chance to really be a real model on how to revive a neighborhood without displacing families.”
over-the-rhine  cincinnati  urban.living  gentrification 
february 2016 by taestell
The gentrification myth: It’s rare and not as bad for the poor as people think.
"As for displacement—the most objectionable feature of gentrification—there’s actually very little evidence it happens."
gentrification  urban.development 
december 2015 by taestell
Haves and have-nots in Over-the-Rhine
"The Peoples' Coalition for Equality and Justice is fighting gentrification in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood."
socialist.worker  over-the-rhine  cincinnati  gentrification  urban.development  urban.redevelopment 
february 2014 by taestell
Satellite Magazine on Over-the-Rhine
"There are certainly a vocal few who tend to get quoted often in the paper, but I’d say you’d be hard-pressed to find long-term residents of the neighborhood who are law-abiding citizens who are unhappy about the changes. I don’t care how poor you are, you don’t want to live amongst crime and neglect and deterioration."
gentrification  cities  urbanism  urban.development  urban.living  cincinnati  over-the-rhine  from instapaper
september 2013 by taestell
Housing is more than supply and demand
"Homeowners often engage in NIMBYism because they are conservative, risk-averse, and are cautious out of fear that the project might fail… Renters often engage in the same behavior, not because of fear it will fail, but because they're afraid the same project might actually succeed."
housing  gentrification  urbanism  cities  development  urban.planning 
september 2011 by taestell
On Being a Good Neighbor.
"If you can’t behave like a decent neighbor/human being, I wouldn’t want you living down the street either, regardless of what it does to my property values."
urbanism  gentrification  from google
june 2011 by taestell

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