Housing and Healthcare Connection

Affordable housing is like a vaccaine
It keeps children healthy!

Housing and Healthcare Go Hand in HandIn their Roll Call article, “Bostic and Lavizzo –Mourey – Housing and Healthcare Go Hand in Hand”, Raphael Bostic of HUD and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey who runs the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation quote the Children’s Health Watch:

“A safe, decent, affordable home is like a vaccine – it literally keeps children healthy.”

They go on to make the case for increased partnerships between the affordable housing and healthcare sectors writing that “housing policy is health policy” and highlight successful and cost saving collaborations in Seattle and San Francisco.

Click here to read the full opinion piece.