Community investment: The confluence of housing and health

Numerous studies have shown an association between housing insecurity and poor health. "Health plays a huge role in exacerbating the problems that can cause housing instability," says Frank Alexander, director, Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services. This issue brief delves into the research and examines how health care and housing can work together to benefit all involved—patients, families, communities, medical providers and health insurers.
 
This issue brief features:
  • Andy McMahon, Vice President, Health and Human Services Policy UnitedHealthcare, Community and State
  • Frank Alexander, Director, Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services
Download the issue brief here.