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Suburbanization of poverty in the Bay Area

Despite its persistent association with the "inner city," poverty has shifted toward the suburbs in the San Francisco Bay Area over the past decade. Using data from the 2000 census and the 2005-2009 ACS 5-year estimates, this research brief examines the changing geography of poverty in the Bay Area and its implications for the community development field.
Community Development Research Brief , Issue January , Pages 1-17

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San Francisco works to support working families

Community Investments , Volume 21 , Issue Spr

Journal Article
Beyond lump sum: periodic payment of the earned income tax credit

Community Investments , Volume 21 , Issue Spr

Journal Article
A new safety net for low-income families

With so many so vulnerable, the nation needs new policies that make work pay in today?s economy.
Community Investments , Volume 20 , Issue Win

Working Paper
The subprime crisis in suburbia: exploring the links between foreclosures and suburban poverty

In this brief, we provide an overview of patterns of subprime lending, as well as trends in foreclosures and REOs, in suburban communities compared to inner-cities. We also explore the relationship between foreclosures in suburban areas and the increased suburbanization of poverty. We find that the vast majority of foreclosures ?nearly three out of four (73.1 percent)?have been in suburban areas, and that suburban neighborhoods with higher rates of poverty are more likely to experience higher foreclosure rates. This is of concern because the mechanisms for addressing the challenges associated ...
Community Development Investment Center Working Paper , Paper 2013-02

Working Paper
Building a robust anti-poverty network in the Bay Area

The geography of race and class in the San Francisco Bay Area has shifted dramatically over the last decade, and suburban poverty is on the rise. The need for social services has grown in communities outside of the urban core, outpacing the abilities of anti-poverty organizations to provide assistance. Using eastern Contra Costa County as a case study, this paper outlines some of the challenges for the current anti-poverty network in suburban locales, and lays out a framework for building capacity to better meet the needs in these urban fringe areas.
Community Development Investment Center Working Paper , Paper 2012-03

Journal Article
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: assessing the aftermath

Banking and Community Perspectives , Issue 1 , Pages 3-6

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Q & A with Paul A. Jargowsky

An associate professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, Jargowsky directs the Bruton Center for Development Studies, which researches urban and regional development policies and trends, and the Texas Schools Project, which studies educational issues. His research interests center on the geographic concentration of poverty and residential segregation by race and class.
Banking and Community Perspectives , Issue 2 , Pages 4-5

Journal Article
Concentrated poverty in the eleventh district

This issue of Banking and Community Perspectives analyzes the dynamics of concentrated poverty in rural and urban settings.
Banking and Community Perspectives , Issue 2 , Pages 3, 5-8

Journal Article
Incubating microfinance : the Texas border experience

Southwest Economy , Issue Sep , Pages 3-7



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