Rural Health Resources by Topic: Housing and homelessness
2022 Missouri Poverty Report
Provides county-level data on poverty and its related impacts in Missouri. Includes information on education, food and nutrition, health and mental health, housing, benefit programs such as Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the impact of COVID-19, and more.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Missouri Community Action Network view details
America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2022
Examines the factors predicting child well-being. Features a focus on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural and urban children. Breaks down data by a number of measures, including race/ethnicity, housing instability, food insufficiency, and behavioral health, among others.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics view details
The State of the Rural Economy in Indiana
Provides an overview of the rural economy in Indiana and includes data on issues such as population, employment and income, education, housing, agriculture, transportation, broadband, immigration, quality of life, and more. Provides county-level economic and demographic data as well as rural versus urban comparisons. Features information on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author(s): Srikant Devaraj, Dagney Faulk, Michael Hicks, et al. Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Ball State University, Center for Business and Economic Research view details
Preparing Your Organization for Disaster: A Guide to Rural Resilience
A webinar recording that discusses how to prepare organizations in rural areas for potential disasters such as fires, floods, and other issues. Discusses how to create plans and utilize tools to develop resources, support, and housing.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
Consumer Finances in Rural Appalachia
Describes the financial needs and challenges of consumers in rural Appalachia. Features sections on consumer finance profiles, including a section on medical debt, and consumer distress and delinquencies. Appendix A includes state-level statistics for the 13 Appalachian states, including percent of rural people with medical debt in the state.
Author(s): Matthew Liu, Cooper Luce, Michael Orevba, Shawn Sebastian, Cortnie Shupe Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau view details
Northern Navajo Medical Center Delivers Care Directly to Patients Experiencing Homelessness
Video details a program initiated by the Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico, that provides treatment to people experiencing homelessness on the Navajo reservation. Discusses the mobile clinic's goals and the services it provides, such as physical exams, vaccinations, and other acute and chronic conditions.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service view details
Montana Healthcare Foundation Annual Report 2021
Provides an overview of the Montana Healthcare Foundation's work in 2021. Features sections on grantmaking, American Indian health, behavioral health, care coordination, Medicaid and health policy, public health, school-based health centers, housing, and grant application assistance.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Montana Healthcare Foundation view details
Impact of Inflation on Rural Household Expenses, 2021-2022
Report offering estimates of differences in how inflation between 2021-2022 has impacted rural and urban households based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Examines changes in income and expenses, noting concerns about the increased cost of travel for rural people to access healthcare, the ability to pay for unexpected healthcare costs, and the risk of homelessness due to housing shortages and costs.
Author(s): David J. Peters Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach view details