Housing and the Increasing Wealth Gap

Contributing Reporters on this Newscast:


Somerville, MA, May 7, 2014 – To cap his series on affordable housing, Somerville Neighborhood News reporter Peter Balonon-Rosen, a senior at Tufts University, sat down with Professor Emeritus Reebee Garofalo.

Garofalo, who formerly taught at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and who lives near Union Square, discussed the increasing gap between the rich and the poor and about salaries, affordable housing initiatives, and other kinds of policy changes that might mitigate current trends.

Links to videos in the series:

From SNN #9 – What is affordable housing? 

From SNN #10 – Magoun Square is Changing

From SNN #11 – Development Linkage Fees

From SNN #12 – Highway Pollution Impacts Poor, Immigrants