CrimProf Blog

Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

A Member of the Law Professor Blogs Network

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Public Housing and Crime Trends

Here's an article from a downstate Illinois paper arguing that recent increases in crime in that part of the state are a result of Chicago tearing down its large public housing buildings in the late 90s, and causing residents of such buildings to move downstate and bring their "criminal tendencies" with them.  [Mark Godsey]

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2005/08/public_housing_.html

Criminal Justice Policy | Permalink

TrackBack URL for this entry:

http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef00d8351d9f9f53ef

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Public Housing and Crime Trends: