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Renters: Finding a Way to Stay in Harlem

One Harlem resident was determined to remain, even as the area gentrified and rents rose around her.

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Holding Out, Despite the Demolition

Even as his landlord tears down the East Harlem building he lives in, Ray Tirado has stayed put in his apartment. “Harassment by construction” is a critical part of how gentrification takes hold in neighborhoods like this, experts…

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