Chapter 13.8 Decline and Renewal

Some US inner-city neighborhoods have been gentrified.

Gentrification

Gentrification is the process by which middle class people move into deteriorated inner-city neighborhoods and renovate the housing

Inner-City Challenges

Inner city residents are frequently referred to as a permanent underclass because they are trapped in an unending cycle of hardships such as inadequate job skills, poverty, crime, drugs, homelessness, lack of services, and deteriorating housing.
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Gentrification meaning and pronunciation