Stable Homes = Healthy Children

Rental rates in the Bay Area continue to increase according to a new article released by kidsdata.org on September 22, 2016. The rising rates have a profound effect on families with children.

“Stable, affordable, quality housing is linked to positive health outcomes for children. Families that spend more than half of their income on housing tend to spend much less than other families on essential items, such as food and health care. In some cases, a lack of affordable housing can result in families living in crowded households. Residential crowding may be linked to the prevalence of certain infectious diseases, poor educational attainment, and psychological distress, among other potential adverse effects.”

Read the full article HERE.