Guest Editor: David Turcotte

This special issue of Housing and Society will highlight the connection between housing and health by addressing the variety of elements that influences this link. We welcome manuscripts with a variety of methodological approaches, study designs and units of analysis, including statistical studies of large data sets, policy impacts and implications on various levels, behavioral studies and local intervention, environmental and impact assessment studies.

Topics of interest focused on the relationship between housing and health include, but are not limited to, those addressing:

  • Aging in Place
  • Healthy Homes
  • Impacts of Structural Conditions and Hazards
  • Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
  • Impacts of Housing Instability
  • Accessibility and Homelessness
  • Climate Change and Natural Disasters
  • Behaviors of Occupants
  • Affordability and Financial Burden
  • Public Policy
  • Neighborhood Impacts

To submit your manuscript, visit Welcome to Editorial ManagerĀ® for Housing and Society, and click Author Login. Please indicate that your manuscript is submitted for the special issue. All submissions undergo a blind peer review process, based on initial editor screening and double-blind review by at least two referees.

Manuscript submission deadline: March 1, 2020

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