Improving Philadelphia’s Rental Regulatory and Housing Support Systems

Strong evidence demonstrates the impact that housing has as a social determinant of health, including how it affects the health of individuals, families, and communities. In Philadelphia, low-income renter households and low-income Black households are more likely to...

The Relationship Between Housing and Health

This resource illustrates the strong link between health and four housing characteristics: quality, affordability, location, and social and community attributes.

Benton Accessory Dwelling Units

This HIA, carried out by the Benton County Health Department, evaluated a series of policy-change scenarios to amend the existing county code for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). ADUs are small, self-contained residential units that are built on the same lot...