By Monica E. Oss Before the start of the pandemic, nearly 570,000 Americans were homeless. And now, as unemployment rolls mount and moratoriums against evictions and foreclosures expire, an additional 30 to 40 million people could be at risk of homelessness in the coming months (see The COVID-19 Eviction Crisis: an Estimated 30-40 Million People in America Are at Risk). Even before the pandemic, leaders in the health care field had started to acknowledge that housing insecure consumers are consumers who use more health care resources (for our previous coverage of the housing/health care expense link, see The Blending & Braiding Of Housing & Health Care Funding and No Housing, No Health: Why…
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