Gentrification and Displacement in Detroit: Perspectives from Below

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

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Thursday, February 15, 20184:00PM - 5:30PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
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Series

CSUS Graduate Student Workshop

Description

Urban regeneration initiatives can help cities improve derelict built environments and increase their tax revenues. However, these efforts can also produce negative outcomes (e.g. displacement). This talk explores how gentrification occurs in a shrinking cities context and examines how gentrification and disinvestment affect the housing opportunities of low-income residents in Detroit.

Contact

Rakhi Dewan


Speakers

Julie Mah
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto


Main Sponsor

Centre for the Study of the United States

Sponsors

CSUS Graduate Student Workshop, University of Toronto


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