By Monica E. Oss The housing issue is one that vexes U.S. health and human service policy at many levels. Funding for housing assistance is not keeping pace with need (see Substantial Funding Boost Needed to Renew Housing Vouchers in 2017 and Spending Caps Curb Housing Funding). And the link between the housing and health care is well-documented. Housing insecurity and health care are locked in a continuous cycle, wherein poor health increases the likelihood of homelessness and housing instability - and homelessness increases poor health outcomes. The homeless population is more likely to have chronic conditions and has a lower life expectancy (see…
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