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Gentrification and Affordable Housing
Gentrification provokes considerable debate and controversy over how it affects neighborhoods and the people residing in them. The term is often used to describe neighborhood changes that are characterized by an influx of new residents of a higher socioeconomic status relative to incumbent residents, causing rising housing values–and rising costs.
BACKGROUND RESOURCES ON GENTRIFICATION AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING
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