EXIT PARADISE #2: BAY AREA POVERTY SHIFTS TO SUBURBIA

“We’re dispersing the low-income population into places where hard infrastructure and social services are either nonexistent or inefficient,” said Tony Roshan Samara, program director of land use and housing at the Oakland nonprofit Urban Habitat. “We are seeing the next chapter in the story of segregation: low-income people in the suburbs and more affluent people in the urban core.”

“We’re dispersing the low-income population into places where hard infrastructure and social services are either nonexistent or inefficient,” said Tony Roshan Samara, program director of land use and housing at the Oakland nonprofit Urban Habitat. “We are seeing the next chapter in the story of segregation: low-income people in the suburbs and more affluent people in the urban core.”

Source: http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article...