News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: multi-unit housing, commercial rent control, housing vouchers, vacant space and health, potential credit help, more.
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.
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Quote of the Week: “Even as the core problem in cities shifted from disinvestment to displacement, the policy paradigm has remained the same: Spur growth...
Shelterforce recently spoke with Angela Mingo of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Rev. John Edgar of Community Development for All People to learn more about their health/housing partnership and how it came to be.
Though it seems the connection between health and community development is on everyone’s lips these days, the two sectors are really still at the beginning stages of learning how to work together.
Children's hospitals in Ohio are making key investments to address a major cause of poor health: substandard housing.
California lawmakers consider devoting an additional $90 million to subsidize rent for homeless patients.
Around the country, health care institutions have started to employ lawyers onsite to help patients fight landlords for better housing conditions or qualify for housing subsidies (plus a range of other legal supports that will generally have direct effect on their health).
A health center has partnered with a legal services agency to better help patients by addressing the social determinants of health. This “medical-legal partnership” is part of a growing trend that’s taking place across the nation.
At Hopeworks ‘N Camden, youth have often experienced a lifetime of traumatic events and toxic stress. Learning from the health world’s understanding of trauma can create better outcomes for service organizations—and better workplaces too.
About 80 percent of a person’s health status can be attributed to non-medical factors such as housing and income.
There have been many studies, reports, and articles throughout the years that highlight the correlation between a person's housing and their health. (We even...
Without steady employment, Olivia and her son found themselves without housing, without food, without healthcare, and without options. It...
A few months ago as I walked to a board meeting of my local CDFI, I passed a memorial to a young man who...
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