Spatial Correlation: Crime and Section8 Vouchers

The Atlantic Monthly has an interesting article suggesting that Section8 vouchers are correlated with crime. I find it odd that no maps are provided (haven’t seen the print edition yet).

On the merged map, dense violent-crime areas are shaded dark blue, and Section8 addresses are represented by little red dots. All of the dark-blue areas are covered in little red dots, like bursts of gunfire. The rest of the city has almost no dots.

A description of Memphis from American Murder Mystery

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