13.8 Decline and Renewal
Some U.S. Inner city neighborhoods have been gentrified.
inner city neighborhoods have a relatively high share of a metropolitan areas serious crimes, such as murder.
several million people are homeless in the United States. The most people are homeless because they cannot afford housing and have no regular income. Homelessness may have been sparked by family problems or job loss.
Inner city challenges
Inner city residents are frequently referred to as a permanent underclass because they are trapped in an unending cycle of hardships.
Inadequate job skills
Inner city residents are increasingly unable to compete for jobs. They lack technical skills needed for most jobs because fewer than half compete high school.
Culture of property
unwed mothers give birth two-thirds of the babies in the U.S. Inner city neighborhoods, and 80% of children in the inner city live with only one parent.
Decline in inner city
this is an old run down building that is no longer in use.
this is a new building still in the process of being built in the inner city.
Decline in the inner city
this is a picture of a neighborhood that is in the inner city and is kind of brutal.
Decline and Renewal: Five Mile Creek Greenway Partnership, 1
Transforming Sydney - The Bays Precinct Urban Renewal Project