There are multiple responses and strategies for anti-gentrification activism. These include:


All forms of demonstrations from commission hearings or petitions to radical activism which might involve street marches or social media shaming.

Land Trusts and Individual Purchase

Non-profit and individual investors who seek to hold land for community based business and residents to hamper investment control turnover.

Politician Driven City Ordinances and Regulations

Efforts by city officials and politicians to create inclusive and affordable homes in the city. The range approach includes: inclusionary zoning; rent control protection; bonds for housing improvement; certificate of no harassment; overhaul land use regulations

Legal Challenges

Lawsuits brought by individual citizens or non-profits

Heritage and Culture

Historic preservation and Cultural Celebration


Reports, cultural performances, conferences/symposiums, and other tools which inform residents of their rights and the progress of gentrification.