Urban Blight Hack: Installing Windows And Doors On Abandoned Buildings Reduces Crime

Jul 8, 2015 03:03 PM By Susan Scutti Simple, low-cost improvements, such as installing new windows and doors, may be effective in deterring criminal activity within communities. Jake Stimpson, CC by 2.0 A new study indicates that low-cost improvements, such as installing new windows and doors, may be effective in deterring criminal activity within communities. “City-wide, we found significant reductions in total crimes, assaults, gun assaults, robberies and nuisance crimes associate...
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