‘Gayborhoods’ used to be LGBT safe havens. Now, many LGBT people have been priced out

USA Today 
by Joshua Bote
June 29, 2019


For better or worse, iconic “gayborhoods” are getting way more expensive, pricing out LGBT people in the process.

Neighborhoods such as San Francisco’s Castro district or New York’s Greenwich Village have cultural and historical significance for the LGBT community and house a large LGBT population.

A home in the Castro district values at nearly $1.8 million, according to the housing app Zillow, while comparable homes in other neighborhoods in the city average $1.3 million. That’s a half-million dollar difference.

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