PBS NewsHour

The hidden health costs of eviction

Clip: 01/13/2020 | 8m 4s Video has closed captioning.

Millions of Americans are forced from their homes every year. Evictions are usually considered in economic terms -- an outcome of housing supply and income levels -- but what about their physical and emotional impact? Research increasingly shows housing insecurity takes an enormous toll on people’s health. William Brangham reports from Richmond, which has the nation’s second-highest eviction rate.

Aired: 01/13/20

Rating: NR

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