Definition of gentrification
: the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents
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But this explanation fails to take into account the overall robustness and gentrification of Seattle's economy—a much more reasonable explanation for the disparity.
And is this the deadly endgame of gentrification and tech-boom greed?
Gentrification has threatened community gardens in many American cities, and something akin to gentrification is already seen in Old Havana.
Will her upcoming turn as a zombie inspire a more targeted gentrification of the supernatural genre?
And San Francisco, which is in the midst of sweeping gentrification, may not welcome the news of even more expensive housing in a city with some of the least affordable housing in the nation.
One challenge has been finding local businesses to sponsor the event, especially as gentrification in the area increases.
Most inner-London boroughs are in fact held by the Labour Party, and report similar experiences of low-income displacement, public housing neglect, and officially sponsored gentrification.
Combined with up-and-coming downtown real estate and restaurants, shops and cafes returning to the district, the topic of saturation and gentrification is on Rehberg's mind as SSSA continues to expand at a rapid pace.
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