Moving to the suburbs used to mean having made it—having earned the house, the car, the lawn—and being set for the long haul. But over the past decades, the suburbs have changed. Below are some articles and interview on the topic of the growing suburban poverty rates.
Confronting Surburan Poverty in America
Broke in the Burbs
Suburban Poverty Traverses the Red/Blue Divide
As Poverty Grows in the Suburbs, Businesses and Governments Confront New Challenges http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=3320
Interview with Elizabeth Kneebone author of “Confronting Suburban Policy in America”
Poverty Isn’t Just in City Ghettos; It’s Hit the Land of Picket Fences, Too http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/poverty-growing-suburbs/story?id=19947415
Poverty finds the suburbs http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/06/01/poverty-finds-suburbs/wc8ruyTafhc4US5vklppYI/story.html