A new study shows that as income inequality grows and higher-income people seek communities with better schools, the old neighborhood becomes segregated by income and is less likely to provide access to opportunity.
Franklin County, Vermont, has the smallest gap between low-income and high-income residents. Nantucket County, Massachusetts, has the biggest gap. Check the map for your county.
Some municipalities are banding together to leverage funding for housing challenges that don't respect boundaries. The author explains how interjurisdictional collaboration works.