As Developers Rush to Renovate D.C.’s Affordable Housing Stock, Many Residents are Left in the Dust “We still have problems with water and mold. I’m very concerned for my wife and my son. I have headaches, respiratory problems and now I have to use an inhaler,” Lightfoot said. “My wife and son have asthma. I’mContinue reading “How Healthy Is Gentrification? Part II”
BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON -CONTRIBUTING WRITER- | LAST UPDATED: MAY 30, 2018 – 10:18:17 AM What’s your opinion on this article? Americans who fall outside of the categories of rich or wealthy are entangled, trapped in a vicious cycle of debt, lack and poverty. Despite working hard, and ‘doing the right thing,’ economic and financial securityContinue reading “Millions Of Employed Americans Struggle To Make Ends Meet”
IN SEARCH OF SOLUTIONS January 12, 2019 Barrington Salmon Barrington Salmon, Commentary, Community, Economy,Featured, Government, Lifestyle, News, NNPA Newswire, Politics, Real Estate 0 In the District of Columbia, a shortage of affordable housing, a hyper-expensive rental market and aging and vanishing housing stock has have tenants battling spiraling rents and housing costs, and have left them at increased risk of getting displaced. By Barrington M. Salmon, (USCContinue reading “How Healthy Is Gentrification Part III”
Lost in the city’s waves of new amenities and newer, more affluent inhabitants, are the long-time Washingtonians who have been pushed out or who are fighting to stay in the city.