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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: July 2020

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends tenant-based housing voucher programs to improve health and health-related outcomes for adults. These programs help households with very low incomes afford safe and sanitary housing in the private market — specifically, the programs cover a substantial portion of people’s rent. People can use the vouchers to move to neighborhoods with more opportunities.

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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2020). Health Equity: Tenant-Based Housing Voucher Programs. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/health-equity-tenant-based-housing-voucher-programs