Housing Instability Hurts Students

When a family is unsure about where they’ll live in the next few months or faces hurdles in meeting basic needs, children’s health and performance at school can begin to deteriorate. Unstable living conditions and lack of affordable housing options for our community hurts us all. According to the recent Children’s HealthWatch, “…We know children and families in stable, affordable homes arehealthier than those who struggle to afford their basic needs, like rent, food and utilities. Unstable housing is a preventable condition.”

Learn more about how health and education are systematically connected to affordable housing in the latest report from the Children’s HealthWatch.