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Health Interventions in Public Housing May Reduce Residents’ Obesity

Public housing residents are more likely than urban residents not living in public housing to have high rates of obesity and smoking and low rates of physical activity. This study assesses whether…

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Families Will Benefit from Expanding the Evidence Base on Supportive Housing

by Aaron Shroyer
Housing instability among families and children can be detrimental to child welfare, health, economic, and other outcomes. Policymakers and service providers in these fields should…

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How Impact Investing Can Sustain the Affordable Housing Industry

by Flynann Janisse, executive director, Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation
Affordable housing means more than living comfortably on a given salary. It also stands for empowerment, encouragement,…

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Bringing Health Care Services into the Homes of the Elderly

Guy and his wife, both in their late 70s, enthusiastically volunteered for their northwest Vermont public school system. Even Guy’s lymphedema, a swelling of the legs, could not slow him down….

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Health Benefits of Supportive Housing Can Yield Net Savings

In “How Investing in Housing Can Save on Health Care”, researchers at the National Housing Conference reviewed a wide array of existing research on the cost-effectiveness of housing-based…

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The Evidence for Addressing Human Needs through Housing

by Maya Brennan
The evidence of the importance of housing for people’s lives is overwhelming. The 90-plus studies now available through How Housing Matters are only a segment of the extensive body…

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The Value of Senior Housing Plus Services

A research effort by the LeadingAge Center for Housing Plus Services explored whether service-enriched housing helps low-income older adults meet their health and long-term care needs. The project…

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Rental Outlook Includes Challenges for Affordability and Services

The biennial America’s Rental Housing report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University spans the topics of rental demand, supply, market conditions, affordability, and policy…

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Building Up Residents, Not Just Housing

A symbiotic relationship exists between an apartment building and its residents. The building needs residents to keep it vibrant, advise the staff about maintenance needs, and support the operations…

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Service-Enriched Housing Improves Residents’ Health and Well-Being

While affordable housing alone can help residents succeed, service-enriched housing offers more deliberate supports. Interest in pairing housing with services is strong, as evidenced by the large and…

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