If poor neighborhood = poor Health, relocation is one solution – Video

January 17, 2018 | By | Reply More

Giving poor families more choices in where to live can greatly improve health

When low-income Americans are concentrated in substandard homes in struggling or violent neighborhoods, it has tangible consequences for well-being.

Research confirms that moving families into less segregated neighborhoods improves overall health, and some communities are giving families vouchers to relocate.

Kaiser Health News correspondent Sarah Varney and PBS Newshour producer Jason Kane filed this story that begins in St. Louis.

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Category: Health Policy, Minorities

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