Housing Opportunity 2014 - Maximizing Housing Opportunities with Health Impact Assessments, Rebecca Morley

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Rebecca Morley, National Center for Healthy Housing

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Housing Opportunity 2014 - Maximizing Housing Opportunities with Health Impact Assessments, Rebecca Morley

  1. 1. Factors Responsible for Population Health
  2. 2. HIAs Completed or in Progress in the US, April 2013 http://www.pewhealth.org/reports-analysis/data-visualizations/the-rise-of-hias-in-the-united-states-85899464695
  3. 3. 3 Urban Land Institute • Housing Opportunity 2014 Conference May 14-16, 2014 • Denver, Colorado
  4. 4. 4 Urban Land Institute • Housing Opportunity 2014 Conference May 14-16, 2014 • Denver, Colorado EARLY OPPORTUNITIES Past housing-related HIAs have guided decisions focused on: ▪ Housing quality ▪ Housing affordability ▪ Interaction with neighborhood (e.g., access to work, transit, food, recreation) ▪ Social interactions (e.g., cultural cohesion without concentrated poverty) Specific opportunities: ▪ Low Income Housing Tax Credit Allocation Plans ▪ Public Housing Redevelopment/Choice Neighborhoods Decisions ▪ Rental Assistance/Choice Voucher Programs ▪ Code Inspection Programs ▪ Sustainable Communities Plans
  5. 5. Discussion Question 1: Take 3-5 minutes and think of a policy decision that might benefit from an HIA. List as many as you can think of.

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