Federal and State Collaboration to Improve Health Through Housing

twitterState and federal policymakers increasingly acknowledge that health is difficult to achieve and maintain for people without a stable home. The cross-sector nature of efforts to provide health care, housing, and housing-related services to vulnerable populations can make it difficult for health and housing policymakers to align and coordinate their work. With support from The Commonwealth Fund, federal and state policymakers met in December 2016 to identify concrete policy recommendations and actionable steps to align programs to ensure that people with high service needs receive the housing and supportive services they need to become and stay healthy.

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