Connecting Healthy Housing & Mental Health

Read a new blog post from ChangeLab Solutions staff

Safe, stable, and affordable housing can have consequential impacts on people's mental health and well-being.

A growing body of evidence links that evictions with elevated levels of stress and worsened mental health outcomes. In addition, living in unaffordable housing is associated with poorer self-rated health, hypertension, and mental health. And, mental health challenges can be a contributing factor to housing instability and homelessness. 

A recent blog post for the National League of Cities (NLC), authored by ChangeLab Solutions attorneys Gregory Miao and Melissa Marichal Zayas, presents local housing policy solutions that can support mental health.

Read the full article on the NLC website.


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