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Gentrification

Gentrification
Gentrification

The Role of New Arrivals in Combating the Affordable Housing Crisis

Gentrification is not an inescapable force. To fight it, we must follow the lead of organizations led by those most impacted, who are already doing the work.

Opinion

A Real Estate Developer’s Plot to Sell Newburgh

Seraphim Equities is pushing an arts festival and making appeals to community—while buying up buildings and evicting residents.

Economy

How to Address the Affordable Housing Crisis Without Building More

A combination of short-term rental regulations, property tax credits, and zoning changes can stabilize the housing market in a sustainable way.

Opinion

‘Fighting Upstream Against Capitalism’: A Housing Q&A with Evelyn Wright

We talk to the Ulster County deputy executive about the affordability crisis, community solutions, and the county’s new Housing Action Plan.

Economy

Urban Removal: Kingston’s Housing Crisis

A pandemic-fueled exodus from NYC has turbocharged the housing market in the Ulster County seat. Will its less-affluent residents be left behind?

Economy

The Challenge of Affordable Housing in the Hudson Valley

Three recent reports show that home values are on the rise, and the affordability gap is growing wider.

Economy

Follow the River, Follow the Money: On Development in Yonkers

Arts and environmental initiatives have driven a campaign to attract wealthier residents to the riverfront city. It could be a sign of things to come in the Hudson Valley.

Economy

Hudson’s New Mayor Combines the Past and Future

Newly elected Kamal Johnson discusses rent stabilization, partnering with developers, and how the waterfront city has changed since his childhood.

Politics

Rent Control’s First Test in the Hudson Valley

A housing vacancy study found that Kington is not eligible to opt in to the Emergency Tenant Protection Act. What do the results mean for other cities?

Economy

You Broke It, You Build It

The owner of a building that collapsed in Poughkeepsie has been sued multiple times. So why is he being approved for other development projects?

Social Justice

A Slumlord in Newburgh

How one landlord’s poor track record reflects a systemic failure.

Social Justice

The Hudson Valley Space Race

With the specter of gentrification looming large, the Hudson Valley is ground zero for testing models of inclusive development.

Economy

The Rent Is Too Damn High

New legislation allows municipalities across the state to opt in to rent stabilization laws

Politics

Gentrification-on-Hudson

Block by block, town by town, gentrification is transforming the Hudson Valley.

Economy

The Airbnb Invasion

We made the 2019 "trending destinations" list. What does it mean for the Catskills and Hudson Valley?

Economy