Many commentators still believe that displaced public housing residents flooded into the Chicago suburbs. Instead, research shows that displaced residents mostly stayed within Chicagos city limits, where they largely had access to Chicagos extensive bus system and other services. They didnt go too far. Many moved to poor, African American neighborhoods of the south and west sides of the city, says Popkin. visit the website The CHA redevelopments also led to a small net decrease in crime overall during a study period in which crime declined significantly, according to the Urban Institute.
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