Gentrification and the Video of the Day


By Isaac Butler

Today’s Video of the Day is SNL’s recent, hilarious look at gentrification in Bushwick, Brooklyn:

Rachel Godsil, Perception’s Director of Research, has written extensively about gentrification in a variety of venues. A recent piece of hers outlines “The Gentrification Trigger” a possible way that local governments could help community’s benefit from the positive aspects of gentrification without causing the spiraling rent costs that drive people from their homes. You can read it (in pdf form) here.

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