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16. Suburban Poverty

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Poverty is usually associated with urban areas, but poverty is growing in the suburbs.  This is of particular relevance to your “Urbanized” essays.  Some questions to consider in your response:

  1. What is the difference between suburbs and “exburbs”
  2. What are the added costs of living in the suburbs?

In a development in the Cleveland suburb of Warrensville Heights, seven of 14 homes were in foreclosure and boarded up last fall.http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/as-poverty-grows-in-the-suburbs-businesses-and-governments-confront-new-challenges/

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