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Research Report:

Housing Affordability: A Children's Issue

by Merrill Cooper

If the objective is to improve child outcomes, then housing is a key component of any comprehensive policy framework addressing the needs of children and their families.  This paper establishes the importance of affordable housing for children's well-being and provides the information needed by policy makers to include housing among the indicators reflecting progress toward positive child outcomes.

Release Date: 1 Mar 2001
Number of pages: 51
Document number: 1315