Across the country, areas where people are struggling to pay rent have higher rates of child poverty, food insecurity, and health needs.
Across the country, areas where people are struggling to pay rent have higher rates of child poverty, food insecurity, and health needs. - 
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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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