The approach that focuses development on serving new, future residents is one that will require and facilitate the displacement of current residents, businesses and community institutions.
Human Development for the Right to the City
By Dawn Phillips
Working class urban dwellers are in crisis. Neighborhoods that have seen decades of public and private disinvestment, environmental degradation and racist segregation are now being flooded with an influx of new capital, new developments and new residents. Is this new wave of investment actually good for people and neighborhoods? Who is really benefiting from urban development?