Research Symposium on Gentrification and Neighborhood Change

News & Events | June 2nd 2016

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).

 The symposium brought together experts who presented their most recent research on gentrification and neighborhood change and practitioners. Panel discussions explored the causes, consequences, and policy responses to gentrification, including how to promote inclusive neighborhoods and equitable development.

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.

For more information, visit the event website or watch this video of the symposium.

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