What Is Gentrification, Really? Why We Should Care

September 22, 2019

Gentrification, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is “the transformation of neighborhoods from low value to high value.” So, does that mean a low-value neighborhood is being invaded by high-value development? Well, hold on a minute -- don't we need change and investment in the low-value areas? Isn't that what opportunity zones are all about?