“As Pittsburgh undergoes a tremendous economic transformation from its industrial roots toward a new economy driven largely by its educational and health care institutions, portions of the city are experiencing a development boom. With these market forces comes great potential for reinvestment in long-distressed neighborhood and economic opportunities for their residents, but also the risk that rising rents and landowners’ project motives will lead to the displacement of lower-income residents and their cultural dislocation from gentrifying areas catering mainly to wealthy, white residents.”

-Sarah Treuhaft, PolicyLink

PolicyLink Returns to Pittsburgh to Continue the Local Equitable Development Conversation, Neighborhood Allies 

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