Gentrification Then Eviction
This 2018 Study from Market Urbanism: “Nine of the ten cities with the highest eviction rates are in low-cost southern states; the tenth is Warren, Michigan.”
Nonetheless, eviction is a byproduct of gentrification that often targets blacks, other minorities and poor inner city residents; and so, black leaders and relevant government officials should not drop the ball as it concerns our most vulnerable citizens. IBW21 is one such organization that’s embedded in the fight, remaining focus on any dire effects of real estate development in urban districts.
According to an article posted in U.S. News & World Report, a March 2019 study done by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, revealed that Washington, D.C. maintained “the highest intensity of gentrification” out of 10 cities noted.