Urban blight remediation as a cost-beneficial solution to firearm violence Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cities
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Firearms
  • Urban Renewal
  • Violence

abstract

  • Abandoned buildings and vacant lots are blighted structures seen daily by urban residents that may create physical opportunities for violence by sheltering illegal activity and illegal firearms. Urban blight remediation programs can be cost-beneficial strategies that significantly and sustainably reduce firearm violence.

publication date

  • December 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5104992

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303434

PubMed ID

  • 27736217

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2158

end page

  • 2164

volume

  • 106

number

  • 12