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Barrington Salmon's Blog

My original premise was to look to see what if any negative effects gentrification had or has had... more »
posted 02/15/19
“A lot of people think that these were poor African Americans moving out, but they were actually... more »
posted 07/21/17

Barrington Salmon's Work

In the District of Columbia, a shortage of affordable housing, a hyper-expensive rental market and aging and vanishing housing stock has have tenants battling spiraling rents and housing costs, and have left them at increased risk of getting displaced.
In Washington, D.C., the rush to capitalize on the influx of more affluent residents is having long-term effects on the health of residents young and old.
Gentrification threatens the health of black residents in Washington D.C. “This dynamic can have a profound effect on mental health and the civic engagement [of city residents]," one Georgetown professor said.