Rural Health Resources by Topic: Housing and homelessness
Raising the Roof Webinar: Solutions for Rural Homelessness
A webinar recording that discusses All In: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, a plan that aims to end homelessness and provide safe and stable housing for all people. Focuses on rural considerations of the plan and how it has been implemented on the local level to reduce homelessness in rural West Virginia. To view the transcript, click the three dots next to the Share button and choose Show Transcript.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural LISC view details
Rural Housing Resource Sheet
Provides information on federal and non-federal funding sources and models for rural housing.
Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of Development Organizations view details
Pennsylvania State Health Improvement Plan, 2023-2028
Multi-year strategic plan developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Healthy Pennsylvania Partnership, a multi-sector partnership of stakeholders and collaborators. Outlines steps and partnerships needed to achieve health equity, chronic disease prevention, and whole person care, and encourages policymakers, healthcare providers, nonprofits, and residents to promote and support health improvements throughout Pennsylvania.
Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Pennsylvania Department of Health view details
Adult Asthma Associated with Roadway Density and Housing in Rural Appalachia: The Mountain Air Project (Map)
Describes the Mountain Air Project (MAP) in rural Appalachia and the relationship between asthma and small area environmental exposures, such as roadways, mining operations, oil and gas wells, and more. Includes maps showing geographic distribution of potential environmental health exposures as well as data of citizens with asthma broken down by demographic information, housing status, health behaviors, and environmental exposures.
Author(s): W. Jay Christian, John Flunker, Beverly May, et al. Citation: Environmental Health, 22, 28 Date: 03/2023 Type: Document view details
Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program: Final Report
Examines the effectiveness of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) to develop community responses and create Continuums of Care (CoCs) plans for unhoused youth in urban and rural sites. Discusses engagement of youth to create local policy; networking and collaboration among child welfare, education, behavioral health, and juvenile justice agencies; and outreach services and housing interventions.
Author(s): Kathryn A. Henderson, Debra J. Rog, Harihar Bhattarai, et al. Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development view details
Crowded Housing and Housing Cost Burden by Disability, Race, Ethnicity, and Rural-Urban Location
Examine rates of crowded housing and housing cost burden, using data from the 2015-2019 American Community Survey. Features statistics on housing characteristics, with breakdowns by race or ethnicity and disability status, and rural or urban location.
Author(s): Alexis Swendener, Katie Rydberg, Mariana Tuttle, Hawking Yam, Carrie Henning-Smith Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Understanding Disabilities in American Indian & Alaska Native Communities Toolkit Guide
Provides an overview of federal laws, initiatives, agencies, and organizations that support work with American Indian and Alaska Native communities and individuals with disabilities. Includes dedicated sections with links to organizations and resources on healthy living, education, independent living, vocational rehabilitation and employment resources, assistive technology, housing and facilities, and transportation.
Date: 02/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Council on Aging, National Council on Disability view details