- Rental Assistance and Crime
- Volume 15, Number 3
- Managing Editor: Mark D. Shroder
- Associate Editor: Michelle P. Matuga
Safe, but Could Be Safer: Why Do HCVP Households Live in Higher Crime Neighborhoods?
Michael C. Lens
University of California, Los Angeles
The radical growth in the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) during the past 25 years has benefited subsidized households, granting them access to a greater array of neighborhoods. Although HCVP households tend to live in safer neighborhoods than households in supply-side subsidized housing, they still lag behind the general population in terms of neighborhood safety.
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