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VCU researcher: Property tax delinquency a strong predictor of neighborhood violence


Professor Samuel West conducted the research at Virginia Commonwealth University. He’s now a professor at Virginia State University. (Credit: Samuel West)

A recent study found that negligent landlords are a significant predictor of violence in Richmond neighborhoods.

Caitlin Pierce has more on the research and how it might be used in other areas struggling to reverse trends of increasing violence.


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 2022-09-28  n/a