Importance of Housing and Cardiovascular Health and Well-Being

Published: July 15, 2020

Chicago social housing
  • This statement reviews and summarizes research examining the association of housing status with cardiovascular (CV) and overall health.
  • Housing remains an important social determinant of health (SDH).
  • Health is impacted by four prominent dimensions of housing: 1) stability, 2) quality and safety, 3) affordability and accessibility, and 4) neighborhood environment.