All Resources with Theme of: Policy

Inclusionary Housing in the United States: Prevalence, Impact, and Practices

This study from The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy supports that inclusionary housing programs are an increasingly prevalent tool for producing affordable housing.

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An Environmental Scan of Recent Initiatives Incorporating Social Determinants in Public Health

A joint publication initiative between the National Academy of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, identifies national examples of cross-sector collaboration to improve public health.

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Community Reinvestment Act vs. Non-profit Hospital Community Benefit

A side by side comparison of the regulatory structures and policy goals of the Community Reinvestment Act and Non-Profit Hospital Community Benefit.

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The Role of Hospitals in Improving Non-Medical Determinants of Community Population Health

This report by the New York State Health Foundation outlines which hospitals in New York State and nationally are addressing non-medical determinants of community population health, as well as facilitators of and barriers to this work.  

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Connecting the Dots: A Healthy Community Leader’s Guide to Understanding the Nonprofit Hospital Community Benefit Requirements

Imagine a healthy community as a connect-the-dots landscape painting. Each “dot” has its place and purpose: affordable housing, a vibrant economy, safe streets and public transportation, a high quality public education system, easy access to fresh food and safe recreation, and a healthcare system that provides both preventative and responsive services. When connected as designed …

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Intersectoral Collaboration for Health: Reports from Local Health Departments

This 90-minute webinar includes a short overview of the Health in all Policies approach, and an introduction to the work of Baltimore’s Cross Agency Health Taskforce and Sonoma’s Health Action, including history, accomplishments, and a discussion of the lessons learned from these exciting local initiatives.

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Health in All Policies: A Guide for State and Local Governments

A policy guide by geared toward state and local government leaders seeking to use intersectoral collaboration to promote healthy environments.

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Housing and Health: New Opportunities for Dialogue and Action

We need a more coordinated and integrated approach among housing, environmental health, and public health agencies.

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Healthcare Financing of Healthy Homes

This resource library provides an overview of opportunities to finance healthy homes through the healthcare system.

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Partnerships Between FQHCs and Local Health Departments for Engaging in the Development of a Community-Based System of Care

How can FQHCs and local health departments work together to advance community health?

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Affordable Care Act Opens Hospital Doors to Greater Community Investment

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City explores the different ways that the Affordable Care Act could improve community health.

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New York Debates Whether Housing Counts As Health Care

Should Medicaid dollars be used to pay for supportive housing?

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Prescription for a New Neighborhood

Housing mobility can complement community revitalization for children with serious health challenges. A more robust housing mobility agenda, accompanied by Section 8 reform and catalyzed by advocacy across sectors, can improve the health of vulnerable children and families.

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Federal initiative brings healthy fare to food deserts

A collaborative initiative by three federal agencies aims to increase the supply of nutritious foods in urban and rural areas where access to healthy food is low.

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