Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, “Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County” Los Angeles 2015 Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County Search Terms: Homelessness, housing, housing instability, unaffordable housing This report draws from the recent Los Angeles County Health Survey and…

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Housing and Health in Los Angeles County: Social Determinants of Health (2015)

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Search terms: housing, human rights, los angeles, policy Summary: Housing affordability, stability, and quality are social determinants of health. This article expands on why the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights codified housing as a human right and explores how the absence of affordable, secure quality housing increased…

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“They Lay Down the Foundation and Then They Leave Room for Us to Build the House”: A Visual Qualitative Exploration of Young Adults’ Experiences of Transitional Housing (2015)

https://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2015/webprogram/Paper23416.html Susana R. Curry and Laura S. Abrams Search Terms: homeless shelters; young adults; foster home care; employment & education; photography, transition-aged youth Summary: Although research has established a high risk of homelessness among young people aging out of foster care, little is known about the experience of these youth who are helped to make…

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