GENTRIFICATION

housing

How Miami Locals Are Dealing with the City's Rent Crisis

Here's how people can actually afford to live in Florida's most happening city.
VICE Staff
5.6.19
Features

Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue

Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Alex Coffey
4.8.19
Photography

Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'

Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.
José Ferreira
4.1.19
fried chicken

Fried Chicken Restaurant Takes Down 'Insensitive' Paintings of Rappers After Outcry

A new restaurant in a gentrifying area of DC received backlash from locals for paintings that showed rappers as chickens.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
Browsing Black History

On Turning Racist White People into Memes to Cope with Collective Trauma

While names like #BBQBecky and #PoolsidePete are catchy (and funny), many believe the terms for white people weaponizing 911 calls against Black people in blatantly innocuous situations is a form of dealing with pain.
Starrene Rhett Rocque
2.6.19
GENTRIFICATION

What Happens When Latinx People Gentrify Latinx Communities

LA's Boyle Heights is gentrifying despite a battle to ward off outsiders, and Latinx people may have something to do with that.
Ludwig Hurtado
1.31.19
Airbnb

New York City Sued Airbnb Operators For Allegedly Posing As Fake Hosts​

A $20.7 million lawsuit implicates a ring of real estate agents and companies posting multiple listings on sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.
Ankita Rao
1.14.19
Work

How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It

Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Rick Paulas
1.10.19
comedy

Michael Che Is Raising Money for the NYC Housing Projects He Grew Up In

An upcoming comedy benefit show created an opportunity for the comedian to bring awareness to the city's public housing crisis.
Taylor Hosking
1.9.19
q&a

The Flatbush Zombies Talk About How Gentrification is Taking the Seasoning Out of Brooklyn

"That’s why I like local spots. You don’t even have to say the sandwich you want, they know the sandwich you want."
Eric Kingrea
12.7.18
Views My Own

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
12.3.18
Photography

What Brooklyn Really Looked Like in the 70s and 80s

"Rents were so low, you could work and make a decent living without a college degree."
Seth Ferranti
9.18.18
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