Urban Planning

The future of displacement

Via the Berkeley Blog: The future of displacement Karen Chapple, Professor, City and Regional Planning | 8/24/15 The year is 2030. Protesters gather around yet another apartment building where long-term residents are being evicted to accommodate newcomers. We must be in San Francisco. No, we’re in Oakland. Guess again. It’s Hayward. Or, Concord. Or perhaps,…

UC Berkeley Study – More Gentrification & Displacement On the Way

University of California, Berkeley Press Release: More gentrification, displacement in Bay Area forecast By Kathleen Maclay | AUGUST 24, 2015 The San Francisco Bay Area’s transformation into a sprawling, exclusive and high-income community with less and less room for its low-income residents is just beginning, according to UC Berkeley researchers who literally have it all…