• By the numbers: Burning down the big house

    3 monthes ago - By The Real Deal New York

    Redeveloping former jails sounds like a grim undertaking. But it's happening more and more across the nation. After decades of skyrocketing prison rates - spurred by more stringent sentencing guidelines - the inmate population finally began dropping under President Barack Obama. Although the U.S. still has the largest prison population on the planet and could see the number of people locked up easily grow again under President Donald Trump, a number of bricks-and-mortar prisons are...
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