NPR Story
12:00 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Poverty, Still Coming To A Suburb Near You

Originally published on Mon May 20, 2013 12:21 pm

When you think about poverty, you might picture dilapidated urban neighborhoods or rural areas. But a new book says the rate of poverty in the suburbs has grown by 64 percent in the past decade, and doesn't show signs of stopping. Host Michel Martin speaks with Elizabeth Kneebone, author of Confronting Suburban Poverty.