Housing Assistance Programs and Adult Health in the United States.

  title={Housing Assistance Programs and Adult Health in the United States.},
  author={Andrew Fenelon and Patrick Mayne and Alan E. Simon and Lauren M Rossen and Veronica E. Helms and Patricia Calder{\'o}n Lloyd and Jon Sperling and Barry L Steffen},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={107 4},
OBJECTIVES To examine whether access to housing assistance is associated with better health among low-income adults. METHODS We used National Health Interview Survey data (1999-2012) linked to US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administrative records (1999-2014) to examine differences in reported fair or poor health and psychological distress. We used multivariable models to compare those currently receiving HUD housing assistance (public housing, housing choice vouchers… CONTINUE READING