Transforming the policies and places people need to live healthy lives
Human Impact Partners
New to HIA?
From the HIP Blog
TA & Mentoring
HIA Tools and Resources
Sign-up for Email Updates
Human Impact Partners Evidence Base
Evidence Base Home
Home ownership is associated with health benefits.
Homelessness is associated with poor health.
Unaffordable housing is a consequence and cause of poverty. Higher rents mean that a family cannot spend as much on other life needs.
Housing affordability can result in residential segregation.
Housing affordability can result in displacement.
Development projects that promote density, or compact development, have positive health impacts.
Housing affordability can result in overcrowded living conditions.
Housing affordability can result in homelessness.
Housing maintenance affects health outcomes.
The choices of building materials can seriously impact health.
Home lighting can affect health.
Proper ventilation and moisture abatement can help or hinder public health, particularly respiratory conditions.
Housing design protects from extreme weather, especially in vulnerable populations such as the elderly
The physical design of a home can impact physical injury