The advantages of a more integrated approach to the health and housing needs of our country are significant. By more tightly linking the two, policymakers can work to improve the health outcomes and quality of life for vulnerable Americans, while more efficiently allocating limited federal resources. There are many promising collaborative opportunities at the intersection of health and housing as federal departments confront a host of pressing challenges, from combating opioid addiction to recovering from natural disasters.
BPC held a discussion with HUD Secretary Ben Carson on the Trump administration’s health and housing priorities and partnerships.
Fireside chat with:
Sec. Ben Carson
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Panel discussion with:
President and CEO, Stewards Affordable Housing for the Future
Executive Vice President for Programs, The Commonwealth Fund
Samuel Ross, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Bon Secours Baltimore Health System