Racial segregation has been associated with lower life expectancy. A new analysis using the City Health Dashboard shows that, overall, cities with higher levels of racial residential segregation have disturbingly large gaps in life expectancy—up to 30 years.
Join the Build Healthy Places Network and NeighborWorks America in a webinar diving into the innovative work happening across the health and community development sectors.
On average, only 35 affordable rental homes exist for every 100 extremely low-income renter households (households that earn 30 percent of the median income). Twenty-six percent of extremely low-income renters are seniors.
At our Network Commons live discussion on June 4, 2019, we talk through the promises and perils for mixed-income communities to improve the lives of people living in them.
Mixed-income communities have untapped potential to positively impact health outcomes for residents and by promoting inclusive social dynamics.
Nancy O. Andrews, former president and CEO of the Low Income Investment Fund, confronts the unfinished work ahead for the community development sector.