Gentrification (10 of 10): Creative approaches to housing policy in changing neighborhoods

Gentrification (10 of 10): Creative approaches to housing policy in changing neighborhoods
Gentrification (10 of 10): Creative approaches to housing policy in changing neighborhoods

Gentrification (10 of 10): Creative approaches to housing policy in changing neighborhoods

All week we’ve been looking at the issue of gentrification and how it’s playing out -- or not playing out -- in different areas of Chicago. Friday, we’re asking the question of whether economic development HAS to displace people, or are there creative ways that communities can keep affordable housing in neighborhoods that are getting pricey? WBEZ's Odette Yousef, UIC's Janet Smith and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.'s Andrew Greer explain where community groups are stepping in to keep this housing in place (Flickr/Ed Needs A Bicycle).