How Fixer-Uppers Decreased Crime in a Chicago Neighborhood by Nearly 50%
Once they turned their lives around, they decided it was time to so the same for their Chicago neighborhood. Hasan Smith mentors a group of former prisoners. Together with local organizations Southwest Organizing Project and the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, they’ve tackled Chicago Lawn’s abandoned property crisis, while significantly dropping crime in the area. InsideEdition.com’s Stephanie Officer has more on how homebuilding is not only changing a neighborhood, but improving lives.