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Concerning the proposal to allow more multi-family homes in single family neighborhoods, has there been research on whether this would be followed by rising crime?

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It's hard to find studies matching this specific profile but a recent study from UC-Irvine found that the addition of affordable housing in Orange County did not lead to an increase in most types of crime. https://socialecology.uci.edu/news/affordable-housing-decreases-crime-increases-property-values

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Apr 26Liked by Alicia Barber

Excellent article. Thanks. Though I have not studied the Reno proposals, I was a bit taken aback by what appears to be an effort to allow some high density projects without prior notice to those who live nearby.

John White

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