Gentrification

Airbnb: catalyst for economic growth or agent of gentrification?

With comparatively cheap, hassle-free services, Airbnb has revolutionised the tourist and home-sharing industry worldwide. But not all are convinced that Airbnb represents a step forward...

What exactly is ‘spatial apartheid’ and why is it still relevant?

For the past few months, the Reclaim the City campaign has been drawing attention to economic segregation and gentrification in the City of Cape...

Documentary shows the real-life impact of Cape Town’s gentrification

In the lead-up to the judgment over Cape Town's Bromwell Street evictions, Daneel Knoetze of Reclaim the City has created Leaving Home, a four-part...

Not in my Neighbourhood: Cape filmmaker tackles gentrification and spacial violence

Dozens of Salt River community members and Reclaim the City activists occupied the Old Biscuit Mill recently in protest against the eviction of low...
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