The Six Cents Report

Gentrifiers & N.I.M.B.Y.’s - 6CR #89

September 18, 2020

In the last 6 months, due to Covid 19 and social distancing requirements the Greater Toronto Area opened 30 new homeless shelters. Some GTA residents are raising concerns about the changes to their neighbourhood and decreased safety. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation about NIMBYism and Gentrification.

  • What is NIMBYism?
  • What is gentrification?
  • Zoning laws & rent control
  • Morality of gentrification


City in talks to move homeless people out of tents in 2 parks as nearby residents say they feel unsafe

Residents near Toronto shelters upset with lack of city consultation

GTA Shelter System By Ward

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Paper mentioned: Why Are There NIMBYs?

Why Do Homeowners Love NIMBY?

Black Love White Lies

Houston's Lack of Zoning Laws Will Help It Rebuild

How Zoning Rules Would Work in a Free Society

Definition: Rent Seeking

Political Privilege and Class War in the Urban Housing Market

Zoning Laws Destroy Communities

Yes, in My Backyard: The Key to Affordable Housing Is More Housing

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