Research Report Chronic Violence: Beyond the Developments
Chantal Hailey, Megan Gallagher
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Youth in our study who lived through CHA's Plan for Transformation remain in crisis. Many exhibit the short-term effects of growing up around violence, including high rates of criminal and delinquent behaviors. In 2011, fear and violence was affecting youth whose families had relocated with vouchers more than it was affecting those who had relocated to mixed-income or public housing. To manage their exposure to violence, some youth socially isolate themselves, or their families continue to seek refuge by moving. Still, some children are witnesses, victims, and perpetrators of violence as they leave their protective networks and enter new communities.
Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Housing
Tags Housing vouchers and mobility Housing markets Federal urban policies Public and assisted housing
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center