The Hidden Costs of the Housing Crisis: The Impact of Housing on Young Children’s Odds of Success

Without a safe, stable home to call their own, young children face tremendous obstacles to the critical cognitive, behavioral and social development that occurs during their earliest years, concludes Joydeep Roy of the Economic Policy Institute in a paper for the Partnership for America’s Economic Success.

The impact of poor housing on children’s educational success means this crisis will have reverberations for society as a whole for decades to come.