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Flashcards in Issues Of Living In An Urban Area- Housing (Portland Road, London) Deck (6):
1

What process

Gentrification

2

Area before

Unpleasant and unattractive
Area of slums in 1940s-1960s

3

Particular family before

Family of 8 lived in 2 rooms
Another house contained 48 people

4

Hicks family before

Tim and Penny Hicks bought 157 Portland Road for £11,750

5

Hicks family after

44 years later the house is worth over £2 million

6

Other areas of gentrification

Hackney, Islington

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