Technical Paper From Idea to Action: Building the Team for Housing and Health Collaborations
Angela Kimball, Laura Usher, Jessica W Hart
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Collaboration between health and housing sectors can provide vulnerable people with complex health needs better access to stable housing, health care, and other services they might need to help keep them healthy and safe. Policymakers, community agencies, and health and housing providers are often interested in integrating housing and health care but may not know where to start. This guide offers ideas and practical advice on how to identify the right partners, develop a shared vision and project concept, pitch the idea to key decisionmakers, and foster collaboration through ongoing communications.
Research Areas Health and health care Housing
Tags Health insurance Federal housing programs and policies Federal health care reform Health care delivery and payment Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  State health care reform Housing vouchers and mobility Hospitals and physicians Homelessness
Policy Centers Health Policy Center