Downtown Eastside Fights Gentrificaton

downtown east side gentrification

April 2012 – BASICS Community News Service reports on the struggle of low-income residents unfolding in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood in Vancouver to oppose a new condo development that will drive up rents and drive them out. Contextualized with a historical overview of the DTES, residents describe the effects that gentrification has had on them and their community in recent years.




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