Post Tagged with: "suburbs"

Vacant Homes Burgalarized at Increasing Rate

Vacant Homes Burgalarized at Increasing Rate

As we mentioned back in March, communities are increasingly facing the threats of crime due to the increased number of foreclosed homes which fall into disrepair and attract theft and squatters. The Atlanta police department has now setup a special vacant home burglary team. They are usually much to late […]

Suburban Slums

Suburban Slums

Interesting article from the Atlantic Monthly which speculates that the issues (mainly crime) that caused families to flee cities and urban areas in the 60′s and 70′s (also known as white flight) is now afflicting the suburbs which are no longer immune to vandalism, drug use, and theft.