US News & Word Reports article by Gaby Galvin, The Home Base of Health, is a terrific example of how repairing a family’s home can improve health, increase school attendance, reduce energy burdens and and improve a number of other outcomes that are being studied. Check out the link in the article to Philadelphia’s population heath indicators and ranking.
Jake Blumgart reports for PlanPhilly on the Philadelphia Housing Action Plan, due to be released in October 2018. Read the entire article here.
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority has posted a Request for Proposal for financial institutions to carry out the origination and servicing of loans as part of the Small Landlord Loan Program. View the RFP.
By CHRISTOPHER CHENEY JULY 11, 2018 for HealthLeaders
“Housing is increasingly considered as an essential element of health, and healthcare organizations could do more to improve housing with government incentives and financial support from Medicare and Medicaid.” read more here