Your skyrocketing rent isn’t just bad for your savings–it can hurt your health

Fast Company - 03-22


New data on health across the U.S. shows that high housing costs are harming Americans’ health–and that some communities are affected more than others. The 2019 County Health Rankings, an annual collaborative report from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, shows that 11%of U.S. households are severely burdened by housing costs. This means that more than 800,000 households spend at least half of their income on housing.