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Bricks and mortar of well-being: exploring the housing-health connection

Housing is a determinant of health. Increasing housing costs and worsening housing conditions have impacted populations worldwide. This Editorial aims to examine the dynamic connection between housing and health and the role of public health in addressing this relationship for a Collection launched at BMC Public Health on Housing as a determinant of health and well-being.

Roshanak Mehdipanah & Lara C. Weinstein



Established in 2021, the Housing Solutions for Health Equity initiative (HSHE) is an initiative based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, designed to promote housing research and policy in Michigan. We believe a health equity perspective is, and has always been, essential to the study of housing and we envision a world where decent, safe, affordable, and healthy housing is available to everyone.

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