Journal of Urban Affairs

District of Change: Gentrification and Demographic Trends in Washington, D.C.

This piece, first published on July 23, 2014, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

A Collaborative Approach to Urban Economic Development

After decades of declining economic conditions and a mass population exodus from its urban center, St. Louis responded by forming...

District of Change: Gentrification and Demographic Trends in Washington, DC

A study of household migration behavior in DC reveals long-term regional effects of gentrification.

The Role of City Planners in Building Family-Friendly Communities

A new study examines the attitudes of planners towards family-friendly communities and finds several factors are critical to the creation of urban environments that are more conducive to child welfare and development.

Community-Level Determinants of Homelessness

A study using new US Department of Housing and Urban Development population estimates identifies affordable housing, an aging baby-boomer population, and poverty as considerations for policymakers working to address urban homelessness.