Thursday, April 09, 2015

The Impact of Foreclosures on Neighborhood Crime

In the last few years, mortgage foreclosures have uprooted millions of households, and many have expressed concern that the foreclosed homes they leave behind are increasing crime. The three papers that emerged from our project study this question by examining whether and how elevated foreclosures affect different types of crime in the immediately surrounding area, in five cities around the country.
Source: National Criminal Justice Reference Service

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