Impacts of mental health group homes on Muncie, Indiana

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dc.contributor.advisor Segedy, James A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Higgins, Thomas P. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:35:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:35:24Z
dc.date.created 1990 en_US
dc.date.issued 1990
dc.identifier LD2489.Z79 1990 .H5 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/183999
dc.description.abstract Mental health group homes located in residential neighborhoods are considered a locally undesirable land uses. Most communities and neighborhood members are misinformed or unaware of numerous studies conducted in the United States concerning the impacts of mental health group homes. This study investigated several conflicting issues associated with the siting of mental health group homes and the three most expressed oppositions by the general public to the integration of these facilities into residential neighborhoods. This creative project determined what effects, if any, a mental health group home has on property values, crime and neighborhood stability using a Comparable Market Analysis, Muncie Police Department records, Multiple Listing Service information, interviews and records form Comprehensive Mental Health Services of East Central Indiana. A description of the process used and results are given along with a determination of the impacts mental health group homes have had on the Muncie, Indiana neighborhoods where one is located.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Urban Planning
dc.format.extent v, 124 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Group homes for the developmentally disabled -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Group homes for the developmentally disabled -- Economic aspects. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Group homes for the developmentally disabled -- Social aspects. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Real property -- Prices -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.title Impacts of mental health group homes on Muncie, Indiana en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.U.R.P.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/722797 en_US


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