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Study Identifies Three Roxbury Neighborhoods At-Risk for Gentrification

Three neighborhoods within Boston’s Roxbury community are at-risk for gentrification, according to a study by economist Daniel Hartley, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.  Hartley’s article has gained national attention in recent months for its analysis of neighborhoods in the 55 largest U.S. cities at-risk for displacement of residents through gentrification.  Using data […]

By |April 24th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Study Identifies Three Roxbury Neighborhoods At-Risk for Gentrification

Seven Policies That Could Prevent Roxbury’s Gentrification

Roxbury is ground zero for the gentrification debate in Boston, and perhaps nationally.  It’s on everyone’s mind.  Recently our community newspaper published a well-researched piece exploring the luxury housing boom and its impact on Roxbury, a working class majority-minority community of 48,500 experiencing significant new investment in our Dudley Square neighborhood business district.

To date, no […]

By |April 14th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Seven Policies That Could Prevent Roxbury’s Gentrification