It provides traffickers and sex buyers a physical space to conduct business and the veil of legitimacy to do it–in other words, “It’s just a massage.” If we want to stop the money and end exploitation, then we have to deny traffickers this space.
We collaborate with local and state authorities to launch Landlord Engagement Programs (LEPs), a high-impact, low-cost initiative designed to hold commercial landlords accountable for what is happening on their property.
- Data on IMB locations, landlords, and sex-buyer reviews
- Case study analysis and sample landlord letter templates
- Training on program design and implementation
- Ongoing support for resulting IMB investigations, civil action, or alternative regulatory enforcement