New York Times reports: Suburbs can make a difference

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Sometimes, I feel like giving up.

Lately, it seems like almost everyone is in opposition to affordable housing. Zoning battles, law suits and the new trend: trying to contain low-moderate income people to 1.5% of the land area…

BUT, turns out affordable housing in suburban communities does make a big difference: to kids. Please take a moment to read this interesting article about the impressive outcomes of low-income families who were able to move to neighborhoods with low concentrations of poverty.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/04/upshot/an-atlas-of-upward-mobility-shows-paths-out-of-poverty.html?_r=0&abt=0002&abg=1

Every day we are trying to make room for low-income families in some of the Commonwealth’s most affluent communities and this research underscores the importance of our mission. Each unit we build can profoundly change a child’s life

Help us make room. Find out more http://metrowestcd.org/community-investment-tax-credit/

 

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