According to a recent study, poverty has increased 64 percent across the United States over the last 12 years.
You might assume it’s referring to urban areas but this shocking statistic is talking about the suburbs.
When you’re driving through an upscale neighborhood in the Oklahoma City suburbs, life for those residents can seem so perfect, on the outside.
“It’s a dream home, it really is,” a suburban homeowner said, who did not want to be identified. “When you look around, you still pinch yourself and you go, ‘Wow, this is very cool.’”
That homeowner, who wanted to be called David for this interview, is now six months behind on the mortgage and his beautiful house is in foreclosure.
“Right now, our bank account is less than zero,” he said.