Foreclosing on Our Health?
In a dangerous cycle, medical bills are a common cause of foreclosure—and the stress and financial crisis of foreclosure causes an increase in serious health problems.
By Rachel Blake Posted on July 22, 2012
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"No Place Like Home: Philadelphia’s Approach to Foreclosure Prevention. Regional Housing Legal Services, Sepetember 2011.
- “Health Status of People Undergoing Foreclosure in the Philadelphia Region,” by C. E. Pollack and J. Lynch. American Journal of Public Health, October 2009.
- “Foreclosure Process Takes Toll on Mental Health.” The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, October 2011.
- “Physicians Highlight Overlooked Connection Between Social Needs and Health.” The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, December 2011.
- “Is the Foreclosure Crisis Making Us Sick?,” by Janet Currie and Erdal Tekin. National Bureau of Economic Research, August 2011.
- "Rebuilding Neighborhoods, Restoring Health: A report on the impact of foreclosures on public health," by Causa Justa :: Just Cause and The Alameda County Health Department, September 2011.