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Study: Housing the Homeless Can Drastically Cut the Government's Health Care Costs

For years, homeless advocates have argued that if governments put up money to house people, they will reap cost savings down the line. A new study appears to validate that argument. Housing for Health ... read more

Revamping buildings improves the climate, public health and social equality

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) launched a landmark report on how the world can ... health care costs: the total cost to the British National Health Service attributabl... read more

Housing inequality can be both cause and effect of poverty in wealthy CT

It can ... of housing mobility often leaves them with fewer choices, said David Fink, a consultant for Partnership for Strong Communities. “They have greater access to child care, health care ... read more

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Homeless in Portland: A deepening crisis on the streets of America

Elderly people and minorities have been disproportionally affected, according to a study by Portland State University, which said technology could result in thousands of low-paid jobs being cut ... go... read more

Residential therapy

Hospitals are left with a loss when patients' care costs ... Health, said New York University researchers will study whether healthcare spending changes for patients who gain housing and will evaluate ... read more

Tiny houses for the homeless — would it work in Fargo?

Fargo hasn't started its own tiny housing ... tiny houses for homeless people in Fargo. According to a 2015 study by Wilder Research, about 590 people experienced homelessness on a given day in Fargo- ... read more

Hospitals Make Housing the Homeless Part of Their Job

Hospitals in Sacramento, Calif., and around the country are taking steps to help homeless people find housing. Doing so, they say, will limit unnecessary ER visits and reduce wasteful health care spen... read more

The Daily 202: Following in Bush 41’s footsteps? Five takeaways from Nikki Haley’s departure as U.N. ambassador.

‘If she runs in 2024, she’ll have to figure out how to keep her profile active for the next six years, and most politicians can’t manage that ... closer to socialism in America. Government-run health ... read more

Hawaii bill would classify homelessness as medical condition

If homelessness is a disease, he reasons, then doctors should be able to write prescriptions for the cure: Housing. “It is paradigm shift for sure, but the single best thing we can do ... survey found ... read more

Housing First approach puts stable shelter at top of the list

Housing programs run by governments and ... in a Housing First program cut the overall spending on the typical homeless individual by 53 percent – comparing the cost of the program to the typical cost... read more

Kaiser Permanente pledges $200M to fight homelessness

New affordable housing developments have dwindled in the Bay Area, as high land and construction costs and fewer government ... chronically homeless cut health care and social costs for each participa... read more

High Rents, Low Wages and the Coming Homeless Surge

The NAEH study cautions that the plight of the homeless is likely to grow more acute because of low-paying jobs, high housing costs and the loss ... to accept a $15,000-a-year pay cut at her Washingto... read more

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