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What Gets Lost in the Definition of Inadequate Housing?

Photography by Maura Friedman and writing by Emily Peiffer, Maya Brennan, and Kimberly Burrowes
Although people who live or work in low-income communities regularly see serious housing quality…

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Does HUD Assistance Affect Child Health Outcomes?

About 4 million of the 10 million Americans who receive US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) assistance are children. How healthy are these children? Housing policymakers and public…

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Can Housing Explain Racial Disparities in Childhood Asthma?

Black children have higher rates of diagnosis, morbidity, mortality, and hospitalizations for asthma than white children, and some people suggest that racial and ethnic disparities stem from…

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Finding Upstream Solutions to Childhood Asthma Triggers in the Home

by Jana Rieker, PR/Communications Director, Healthy Homes Des Moines
Often, partnering across sectors can be bumpy, even with aligned goals. In our work around Des Moines, Iowa, we used an upstream…

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What’s the Relationship Between Housing and Childhood Asthma?

Increasingly, housing practitioners and health care providers are learning that their missions are aligned. Housing quality helps determine health outcomes, such as a person’s exposure to allergens…

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