Topic: Making the Case

Impact of Affordable Housing on Families and Communities: A Review of the Evidence Base

This literature review summarizes what we currently know from research about the effects of stable and affordable housing. The research is condensed into defensible points – backed by solid supporting evidence – to serve as a resource for understanding and communicating the many impacts of affordable housing.

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Healthy Communities: The who, what and where of achieving health equity

Read the full Expert Insight series! Summarizing the Landscape of Healthy Communities: A Review of Demonstration Programs Working Towards Health Equity Download the full report Download the executive summary A quick internet search of the phrase “healthy communities” returns more than 37 million results. Even “unhealthy communities” returns more than 13 million. Clearly, there are …

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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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Making the Case for Linking Community Development and Health

A resource for those working to improve low-income communities and the lives of people living in them.

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The Impacts of Affordable Housing on Health: A Research Summary

A literature review on the ways in which the production, rehabilitation or other provision of affordable housing may affect health outcomes for children and families.

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