New research from Children’s HealthWatch illustrates there is no safe level of homelessness. The timing (pre-natal, post-natal) and duration of homelessness (more or less than six months) compounds the risk of harmful child health outcomes.
Affordable Housing’s Place in Health Care: Opportunities Created by the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Reform
The paper explains how the Medicaid program works and key changes made by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and prior health care reform efforts have altered the health care sector to focus more on prevention, care coordination, and the social needs of Medicaid beneficiaries.
As an update to earlier reviews on the relationship between housing and health, the authors examined recent research on the various ways in which the production, rehabilitation, or other provision of affordable housing may affect health outcomes for children, adults, and older adults.
As an update to previous literature reviews in 2007 and 2011, the authors recently reviewed the academic research on the various ways in which the production, rehabilitation, or other provision of affordable housing may affect educational outcomes for children.
A Profile of the Richmond Health and Wellness Program at Dominion Place in Richmond, Virginia.
A Profile of the McCarver Elementary School Special Housing Program in Tacoma, Washington.
Supporting Childhood Wellbeing through Healthy, Affordable Housing: A Profile of Paseo Verde in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This case study, completed for the 2014 How Housing Matters Conference, profiles Paseo Verde, a mixed-income community of multifamily rental homes with an on-site health center, in Philadelphia.
A new report applies lessons from behavioral and cognitive science to give PHAs new insight into programs that can support residents’ economic progress.