Health

Voucher Participants Are Thriving in the Chicago Housing Authority’s Health and Wellness Program

5.21.24

From the Chicago Housing Authority's press release:

Thomas King had earned an Associate Degree from Truman College and had transferred to Northeastern Illinois University where he’d been accepted into the Godwin School of Education. Everything was going well for the former restaurant worker who decided to switch gears and pursue a teaching career.

Officials Say New Vancouver Low-income Senior Housing Will Improve Lives

5.14.24

From the Columbian:

Local housing officials gathered Thursday to celebrate progress on the construction of a new low-income senior living facility in Vancouver’s Bagley Downs neighborhood.

Laurel Manor, 3333 N.E. 66th Ave., is a four-story apartment building with 82 one-bedroom units next door to Columbia River Mental Health Services.

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Capitol Hill Briefing Recording: "Housing. Education. Health: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Improve Life Outcomes for Low-Income Americans"

3.25.24

On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities’ (CLPHA) Housing Is Initiative and the Moving to Work (MTW) Collaborative, held a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill entitled “Housing. Education. Health: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Improve Life Outcomes for Low-Income Americans.”  

 

Nominations for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Health Equity Award Now Open

3.5.24

From the U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services'  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS):

Nominations for the 2024 CMS Health Equity Award are now open to organizations working to advance health equity, showing others how to reduce disparities in health care access, quality, and outcomes. Nominations are due March 13. CMS Health Equity Awardees will be recognized at the CMS Health Equity Conference May 29-30.

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