Helping At-Risk Homeowners Stay Put With a Land Trust
For some homeowners at risk of losing their home, City of Lakes Community Land Trust has been able to keep them in place by bringing their home into the land trust.
Can Investing in a Community’s Growth Boost Health Outcomes?
ProMedica and LISC team up to fund place-based investments in the hope of improving health outcomes for residents. How do they do it?
The Connection Between Water, Justice, and Health
Our talk with Radhika Fox, the CEO of the US Water Alliance, about water justice and ways to build stronger communities.
Entrepreneurship as a Path to Health?
New partnerships between health funders and small-business lenders highlight another possible way to influence health.
Putting Health Care Dollars to Work
Several organizations are working to coordinate health care investments in ways that will allow funding to truly boost community health.
Medicaid Dollars for Housing?
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary says his department is exploring ideas to pay for non-health services like housing and nutrition with Medicaid, but it’s unclear whether that would, or could, actually happen.
Vermont’s SASH Program Keeps Seniors in their Homes
The statewide program connects elderly residents with community-based services and saves money in urban areas by reducing emergency room and specialist visits.
What Happens When a CDC Pivots to a Health-First Focus?
Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation in Cleveland finds that being an early adopter of a community health focus has its advantages.
Setting Aside Housing for Frequent Health Care Users
Housing specifically for those who frequently use health care services makes sense on many levels, but it also raises questions about privacy and lining up who pays and who benefits.
Approaching Partnerships Between Health Care Institutions and Community Development Organizations
There isn’t an exact science to forming partnerships. The slow and sometimes messy process requires patience, allies, and trust.
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