Topic: Gentrification

Kent-Daggett ’19: City should prioritize low-income residents

Op-eds, Opinions

Kent-Daggett ’19: City should prioritize low-income residents

October 19, 2018 8 comments

In an Oct. 15 column, Andrew Friedman ’19 made a simplistic and offensively ahistorical argument for Edge College Hill II — the new luxury student housing development on Canal Street.

South Providence residents protest Mayor Jorge Elorza’s proposed plan to renovate homes across the city. They fear the initiative will lead to ballooning housing prices, displacing longtime residents.

Metro

Local residents protest housing project

February 12, 2016 7 comments

On Thursday, homeowners from South Providence and Brown students gathered in front of the mayor’s office in City Hall to protest the EveryHome initiative.