3rd Ward Development


Here’s where Houston is most likely to gentrify in the future

A freehand sketch of New Hope Dale Carnegie, a 170-efficiency unit affordable housing development. The apartments will be near the Gulfton and Sharpstown neighborhoods, some of the areas most prone to gentrification in Houston, according to a new Rice University study.



Researchers found parts of Houston’s Third Ward, Denver Harbor, Fifth Ward and Gulfton neighborhoods are among the most likely to gentrify, with a more than 90 percent probability. Also, virtually all neighborhoods on Houston’s east side within the 610 Loop are susceptible, the report found.