Affording Housing at the Expense of Health: Exploring the Housing and Neighborhood Strategies of Poor Families.

@article{Hernndez2016AffordingHA,
  title={Affording Housing at the Expense of Health: Exploring the Housing and Neighborhood Strategies of Poor Families.},
  author={Diana Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Journal of family issues},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={921-946}
}
Low-income families often simultaneously encounter housing and neighborhood problems pertaining to safety, affordability, and quality issues that necessitate strategies to maximize limited budgets and ensure safety. Such constrained decisions regarding inadequate housing and poor neighborhood conditions, however, may themselves create or exacerbate health risks. Building on the survival strategies literature, this article offers rich and detailed accounts of coping and management strategies on… CONTINUE READING
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