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The cost of poor housing to the NHS – Briefing Paper

BRE has just published a new briefing paper on how poor quality housing impacts on health.

health&housingThe Briefing Paper, funded by the BRE Trust, updates a previous BRE project The Real Cost of Poor Housing with new models and calculations using 2011 English Housing Survey and 2011 indicative NHS treatment costs. It also widens the definition from ‘poor housing’ to include all ‘sub-standard’ housing.
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