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Memphis Murder Mystery Revisited: Do Housing Voucher Households Cause Crime?

  • Organization: Furman Center for Real Estate and Policy
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Monday, November 07, 2011
  • Submitted: Monday, November 07, 2011
  • Attachment(s): LINK

This report by the Furman Center examines the link between the presence of voucher holders in a neighborhood and crime using neighborhood-level crime and voucher utilization data in 10 large U.S. cities. The report finds no evidence that an increase in the number of voucher holders in a census tract leads to more crime.

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