Bad Housing = Bad Health

graph of rental housing cost indexed to 2010. By 2017, England outside London is 111. London is 123.
Rental costs photo by Bellowhead678 is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Rental housing unaffordability grows in England and London: a factor in tenant health.

i, an on line journal based in the England, has just published an opinion piece that takes aim at health issues in the private rental housing sector in the UK. Vicky Spratt, i‘s housing correspondent, relates individual cases and studies that connect housing affordability, safety and quality with health.

The article also reports about health practitioners who are taking steps to improve their patients’ health by prescribing home repairs. Read more on this subject in i: The Housing Crisis Is A Public Health Crisis – Renting Is Making People Sick


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