Research Symposium on Gentrification and Neighborhood Change
Researchers and practitioners from around the U.S. and Canada gathered for a symposium on May 25, 2016 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia to share the latest research on patterns of gentrification, displacement, and neighborhood change. The symposium was co-hosted by the NYU Furman Center, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Panelists included Ingrid Gould Ellen, Faculty Director at NYU Furman Center; Gerard Torrats-Espinosa, a doctoral student at NYU’s Department of Sociology; Vicki Been, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). Katherine M. O’Regan, Assistant Secretary of Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Professor of Public Policy and Planning on leave at NYU Wagner, delivered the keynote address.