This article outlines 23 legal mechanisms, or levers, that may impact health equity in housing in the United States, and reviews the evidence base evaluating each lever.
The article introduces a model that divides the levers among five core domains intended to promote greater health equity in housing:
This article introduces readers to policy surveillance as a method to create empirical legal datasets, using two examples from the field of housing law.
This legal map on LawAtlas.org identifies specific sections of common eviction related ordinances from 10 major U.S. cities in effect as of January 1, 2019.
This legal map presents key components of local-level small food retail laws in seven cities and counties that intend to stimulate healthier food retail through incentivization in effect as of August 1, 2018.