NHT’s Federal Policy Director, Ellen Lurie Hoffman, provided incredibly compelling testimony on Capitol Hill to the T-HUD House Subcommittee earlier this month, outlining the importance of affordable housing across the nation.
As housing costs in Miami-Dade continue to skyrocket, too many around us are unable to find quality, affordable housing. It’s a challenge that exposes them to health hazards and limits their ability to meet other basic needs, including access to healthcare.
During the past election, there was much dialogue around the Affordable Care Act and safety-net programs such as Medicaid. Based on exit polls, there is a resounding recognition that covering the uninsured and protecting individuals from pre-existing conditions are vital for the health of our nation.