Affordable Housing Linked to Children’s Intellectual Ability - Johns Hopkins University

Spend too much or too little on housing and a child’s cognitive performance suffers

“Families spending about 30 percent of their income on housing had children with the best cognitive outcomes,” said Newman, who is also director of the university’s Center on Housing, Neighborhoods and Communities. “It’s worse when you pay too little and worse when you pay too much.”

[See press release at John Hopkins University]

Homeport is working to make sure an affordable home is available to families throughout Central Ohio.