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
Next City Inspiring Better Cities reports on “Connecting Health Data to other Data” using “….a new tool for policymakers, researchers, and civic leaders to explore these connections in one place, the City Health Dashboard. Launched by the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine last week, the database presents an easy-to-navigate alternative to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Fact Finder that brings together city-level and neighborhood-level numbers related to not only health but also its upstream and downstream factors — such as employment, housing and chronic absenteeism from school.”
Author Alan Greenblatt speaks to Philadelphia citizens and government officials in “Caught in the Middle” to illustrate the need for the Home Preservation Loan Program and how it can help Middle Neighborhoods in the June 2018 GOVERNING The States and Localities
The Program Intermediary RFP can be found here. The RFP due date is May 25, 2018. An RFP information session will be held April 27th.