Anti-Gentrification & Anti-Displacement Organizing and Resistance Resources

(not an exhaustive list)


CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities - Chinatown Tenants Union

BAN (Brooklyn Anti Gentrification Network)

FUREE (Families United for Racial and Economic Equality)

Crown Heights Tenants Union

Movement to Protect the People

Equality for Flatbush

Picture the Homeless

Tenants & Neighbors

MayDay Space: Derecho A Tech (Right to a Roof)

Coalition to Protect Chinatown & Lower East Side


NYC Housing Help

Am I Rent Stabilized?

Met Council on Housing

Brooklyn Legal Services Online Resources for New York City Tenants and Housing Advocate

New York Basic Tenant Rights

Brooklyn Housing & Family Services

Churches United for Fair Housing


“The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Rebel Cities” by David Harvey
“Right to the City” Article by David Harvey

New York for Sale” by Tom Angotti

“The Assassination of New York” by Bob Fitch

“Root Shock: Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and  What We Can Do About It” by Dr. Mindy Fullilove

“When Affirmative Action Was White” by Ira Katznelson

The New Urban Frontier: Gentrification and the Revanchist City” by  Neil Smith

Gentrification of the Mind” by Sarah Schulman

Zoned Out! Race, Displacement, and City Planning in New York City by Tom Angotti and Sylvia Morse

"You Can't Evict a Movement" by Conor Tomás Reed, Manissa McCleave Maharawal and Alma Sheppard-Matsuo

"The Spaces of Gentrification" by Michael R. Allen

"The Connection Between the Arts and Neighborhood Diversity" by Richard Florida

Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Brooklyn's Sunset Park by Tarry Hum


Chinatown Then and Now: Gentrification in Boston, New York and Philadelphia A report by by AALDEF

“Preserve and Protect Chinatown” by Peter Kwong and Sam Stein

“Reimagining Rezoning: A Chinatown for Residents is a Chinatown for All” A report by CAAAV

The Plan for Chinatown and Surrounding Areas: Preserving Affordability & Authenticity , Chinatown Working Group Plan


Battle For Brooklyn” by Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley

“Rezoning Harlem”

“My Brooklyn” - by Kelly Anderson

“It Took 50” by Ryan Joseph & David Powell

El Barrio Tours

“Gut Renovation” by Su Friedrich

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

Changing Face of Harlem”, by Shawn Batey

“Break and Enter aka Squatters:(Third World Newsreel collection/library)


War in the Neighborhood” – Seth Tobocman

Streetopia” Edited by Eric Lyle


Center For Urban Pedagogy

The New Economy Project