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Housing as Health Care: A Road Map for States to Leverage Housing Interventions that Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Costs was written by Flora Arabo, Sandra Wilkniss, Sally Malone and Frederick Isasi.

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) would like to thank The Commonwealth Fund, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and The United Health Foundation for their generous support in developing this road map and associated NGA Center work with states to develop effective programs to assist high-need, high-cost Medicaid enrollees.

In addition, the NGA Center would also like to thank the countless state and federal officials and national experts for their guidance and involvement in this work, including the following:

  • The Bronx Health & Housing Consortium;
  • California Department of Health Care Services;
  • Center for Health Care Strategies;
  • Center on Budget and Policies and Priorities;
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services;
  • Corporation for Supportive Housing;
  • Council of State Governments Justice Center;
  • Harborview Medical Center;
  • Houston Housing Authority;
  • Leading Age;
  • Los Angeles County Department of Health Services;
  • Los Angeles Downtown Women's Center;
  • Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals;
  • Louisiana Housing Corporation;
  • Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development;
  • Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services;
  • Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development;
  • Molina Healthcare;
  • Montefiore Medical Center;
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness;
  • National Association of Medicaid Directors;
  • National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors;
  • Pathways to Housing DC;
  • Skid Row Housing Trust;
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration;
  • Technical Assistance Collaborative;
  • Thresholds Inc.;
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation;
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development;
  • United States Interagency Council on Homelessness; and
  • UnitedHealthcare.

Recommended citation format: F. Arabo, S. Wilkniss, S. Malone and F. Isasi, Housing as Health Care: A Road Map for States (Washington, D.C.: National Governors Association for Best Practices, September, 2016).