Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Welcome to the voice of America's news words. Little Haiti is an area of Miami in the U. S. State of Florida. It is home to many immigrants from Haiti and other Caribbean islands. Gentrify little Haiti is filled with Haitian businesses and art. But some business owners are concerned that wealthy buyers will gentrify the area. In 2016 prices for office base rose 50%. Forcing many Haitian owned businesses to close to gentrify is to make a poor area appealing to people with money as wealthy people gentrify an area, those with less money can no longer afford to stay there.