Monthly Archives: November 2018

A Local Initiative that is Following Up on the National Discussion of Gentrification

By Desiree Hatcher Redeveloping communities across the country are facing gentrification and displacement pressures that threaten the well-being of low- and moderate-income residents.  The pattern of gentrification and displacement is not always the same.  Experts indicate that velocity is a … Continue reading

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Revitalizing the Greater Chatham Housing Market

By Maude Toussaint-Comeau and Robin Newberger Greater Chatham is a 15-square-mile area in the city of Chicago that includes the neighborhoods of Avalon Park, Auburn Gresham, Greater Grand Crossing and Chatham.  For decades, the area has been an African-American middle-class … Continue reading

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