Resisting gentrification‐induced displacement: Advantages and disadvantages to ‘staying put’ among non‐profit social services in London and Los Angeles

Author: DeVerteuil, Geoffrey

Source: Area, Volume 44, Number 2, 1 June 2012 , pp. 208-216(9)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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This paper focuses on resistance to gentrification‐induced displacement among non‐profit social services in London and Los Angeles. I identify three key strategies for ‘staying put’: private, voluntary sector embeddedness, and public sector support. Results suggested both advantages and disadvantages to resisting displacement, which also varied by city.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: School of Geography, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ.

Publication date: June 1, 2012

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