Where we live and how we live have a big impact on health and well-being. In communities across the country, housing is becoming less affordable. Housing challenges undermine the health of people living in our communities, often forcing them to cut back on meals or postpone needed medical care.
Health systems like Kaiser Permanente are increasingly joining with other partners across industries to improve access to affordable housing.
At Kaiser Permanente, we believe communities must:
In support of our policy priorities, Kaiser Permanente has:
1 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2019.
2 Yardi Matrix, 2020.
3 Kaiser Permanente, 2021.