Fighting Crime Through…Home Repairs?

An important new JAMA Network paper from Penn researchers Eugenia South, MD; John MacDonald, PhD; and Vincent Reina, PhD. highlights the significant crime reduction benefits of investing city funds in housing repairs in low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The study uses a difference-in-difference analysis to examine the relationship between grants awarded to low-income homeowners under Philadelphia’s … Continue reading Fighting Crime Through…Home Repairs?