Movement To Provide Low-Income Housing For Patients Faces Threat In Form Of Trump Cuts
Many say that being able to provide housing to patients who need it is crucial to solving the country's health care woes. But cuts President Donald Trump has proposed to housing programs and possible changes to the tax code could undermine their efforts.
The New York Times:
Patients Prescribed Shelter And Medication Are Wary Of Trump Cuts
For eight months, Jamal Brown’s body shook, so violently that he lost consciousness and ended up in the hospital more than 30 times. Though only in his 30s, his face drooped, his arms and legs often felt numb, and he was overcome with the anxiety of being a homeless drug addict trying to get clean in Camden, N.J. Then, last July, as he lay in a hospital bed after his third stroke, a representative of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers came to his bedside and suggested a different kind of treatment for his illnesses: a federal housing voucher. (Alcindor, 4/10)