The Rural Monitor
Articles by Topic: Housing and homelessness
February 22, 2023
A community consortium in McKinley County brings together a range of local organizations and entities to take a holistic approach to recovery.
January 19, 2022
Peggy Broussard Wheeler, Vice President of Policy at the California Hospital Association, discusses the challenges that the hospitals in her state and nationwide have faced before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also shares rural hospitals' unique strengths and the importance of collaboration and relationships.
April 7, 2021
Though often considered an urban problem, homelessness also affects rural individuals and families, impacting their health and well-being. A Vermont nonprofit leader shares her organization's work using the evidence-based solution Housing First and reminds us that for many, homelessness is just "one catastrophic event away."
March 31, 2021
Bringing focus to rural housing quality as a social determinant of health, a healthcare organization joins a service organization and housing experts to explain housing's impact on health and how these organizations can work together to improve rural population health.
May 6, 2020
Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center co-directors Thomasine Heitkamp and Dennis Mohatt discuss telehealth, economic insecurity, broadband, and mental health under COVID-19 and self-isolation.
November 18, 2014
Utah's Housing First effort is decreasing the number of homeless in the state while saving thousands of dollars in emergency medical bills and other costs.
February 12, 2014
Pathways Vermont is helping those who were previously chronically homeless achieve health and well-being.
May 15, 2013
An update on the Arizona organization first covered in the Fall 2003 issue, which aimed to build homes on the reservation and foster home ownership.
February 21, 2013
An update on Kansas and Illinois housing organizations previously featured in the Rural Monitor. These programs address housing needs for special populations including veterans, the elderly, and the homeless.