Governmental action and community investment in expanding the supply of affordable housing,
A Wake Up Call on Housing and Homelessness
This Week in Poverty – The Nation.
November 30, 2012
A Children’s HealthWatch study recently published in the American Journal of PublicHealth concluded: “…the association between housing insecurity and measures of children’s health and development provide evidence of the vulnerability of children who have insecure housing but who are not homeless…. Governmental action and community investment in expanding the supply of affordable housing, increasing funding for housing assistance programs, and stabilizing families in uncrowded housing [that] they can afford can alleviate housing insecurity. Protecting families with young children from being economically forced into crowded conditions and frequent moves should be a policy priority.”
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