Connecting Crime Reduction to Neighborhood Revitalization
Recognizing the inextricable link between public safety, housing, education, health and economic development, CBCR sites integrate the work of law enforcement and community development partners to pursue crime reduction that advances neighborhood revitalization, and vice versa.
HUD’s recent issue of Evidence Matters: Transforming Knowledge Into Housing and Community Development Policy focuses on crime, public safety, and social inclusion.
CBCR leaders in San Antonio, Texas have reclaimed a neighborhood trouble spot using the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.
The federal Choice Neighborhoods and CBCR Programs can reinforce safety and community building in neighborhoods pursuing major housing redevelopment projects. This guide describes how, with a feature on Springfield, MA.
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