All over the country low-income citizens are struggling to attain more economic mobility. A new program funded by two large foundations is working to address that.
Tax increment financing, originally meant to spur development of "blighted" neighborhoods, is now being redistributed upwards.
In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, residents are challenging a new development, charging it won't create jobs for those who currently live in the neighborhood.
It's noticeable even in more remote areas where manmade disturbances are supposed to be kept to a minimum.
After decades of inaction, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun to move against two localities for allegedly violating the Fair Housing Act.