Dr. Camille Charles was quoted in PlanPhilly regarding Philadelphia's gentrification problem and its many consequences.
“We’re about to see a change of the guard [at HUD], which won’t see this as a social responsibility,” says Camille Charles, professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. “We need to figure out how can we have gentrification and maintain affordable housing so it actually benefits people who have lived in the community. Unfortunately we are moving to a circumstance where the tendency to is to believe that markets will take care of this. There’s just no evidence to support that.”
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