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Research shows that the receipt of housing assistance is linked to reduction of HIV risk behaviors and positive change in medical outcomes.
The data show a strong relationship between housing status and HIV risk and health outcomes, controlling for other client characteristics, health status and service use variables. These findings suggest that the condition of homelessness, and not simply traits of homeless individuals, influences risk behaviors and health service utilization.
These cost-offset analyses support the provision of housing even before taking into account the costs of heightened HIV risk and treatment failure among homeless PLWHA.
Housing and health care should not be viewed as competing priorities. In not one county in the U. Housing assistance is available to only one in four low-income households in need.
An estimatedpersons are homeless in th e U. Funding for core federal housing programs is declining.
Continued drug use is often a barrier to housing placement, and among former users relapse is often grounds for eviction. However, a growing body of evidence demonstrates that use-tolerant housing approaches achieve stability and service use outcomes comparable to more traditional abstinence-only housing models.
Growing evidence shows that these programs achieve housing and service use outcomes comparable to traditional abstinence-only supportive housing.An inspection of the Family Crisis Center found “significant safety issues,” according to its interim director.
The center will be closed for three to four additional weeks for those needed. Dec 19, · With wages stagnant and housing costs rising, many Americans struggle to pay their rent and mortgage.
View data showing each city's housing affordability burden. The video segment focuses on renters trying to survive in an economy wrecked by the foreclosure crisis and on the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development, responsible for the deplorable condition of the nation's housing stock for low-income people.
A collection of reporting from Pulitzer Center grantees featuring international news stories published by media outlets from around the world, as well as reporting original to the Pulitzer Center website. Dec 04, · The rate of distressed sales was relatively high in Maryland even before the housing crisis, at about 5 percent in the early s compared with about 2 percent nationally, Khater said.
Daren Blomquist, vice president of RealtyTrac, which gathers real estate data nationwide, said policy interventions led to the dip in distressed sales in Jul 26, · The current housing recovery may be like manna to homeowners, but it may do little to ease a growing shortage of affordable residences, and could even make it worse.