Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
Housing costs determine whether individuals and families can live in a neighborhood without sacrificing other basic necessities, such as food and health care.
On an average night in 2017, nearly 585,000 people were homeless in the U.S.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing sales, rentals, and financing on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or pre
Seventy-seven percent of older adults desire to remain in their homes and communities as they grow older. However, a number of barriers stand in th
Natural disasters, public health emergencies, and other crises can wreak havoc on the nation’s housing system.
U.S. House members and state representatives are elected by district.
Grandparents and other relatives play an important caregiving role in family well-being. Support from extended family is especially vital in families with low incomes.
Affordability, accessibility, supportive services in housing, and fair housing make up the bulk of this chapter.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.