On December 7, 2018, PBS NewsHour aired a story on community-led innovations at the intersection of health and housing. The segment shares the story of the Collaborative Cottage Grove team in Greensboro, NC, and their work with the BUILD Health Challenge. Follow along as the Collaborative Cottage Grove team, including: the Greensboro Housing Coalition, Cone Health, Guilford County Department of Health and Human Service, and residents share the story of their fight to address chronic asthma by aligning health and housing systems.
“Doctors, housing advocates and community activists say taking care of houses like this can be a form of preventive medicine. By getting rid of unhealthy environments, they can keep people out of the emergency room.”
– John Yang, PBS NewsHour Correspondent