Report finds link between high housing costs and poor health

Renata Sago Mar 19, 2019
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A "For Rent" sign is seen on a building Hollywood, California, May 11, 2016. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Report finds link between high housing costs and poor health

Renata Sago Mar 19, 2019
A "For Rent" sign is seen on a building Hollywood, California, May 11, 2016. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
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According to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin — which ranks the health of nearly every county in the U.S. — more than 10 percent of households live with the burden of extremely high housing costs. Where people spend more than half of their income on housing, it is more difficult to live better and longer. 

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