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HOPWA Informational One-Pagers

March 13, 2014 in Housing Working Group

2015 HOPWA Need Paper - The requested funding level will enable more than 67,200 households to obtain housing assistance.

Breaking the Link Between Homelessness and HIV - Homelessness is both a cause and an effect of HIV infection.

Housing is HIV Prevention - Housing assistance is a powerful way to prevent the spread of HIV.

Housing is Cost-Effective HIV Prevention And Care- Housing for people living with HIV/AIDS saves lives and money.

Housing is HIV Health Care - Housing assistance is health care for people living with HIV/AIDS.

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CDC Article on Generalized HIV Epidemic in Impoverished Urban Areas

August 10, 2011 in Housing Working Group

According to UNAIDS, the United States (U.S.) has a concentrated
HIV epidemic, primarily among men who have sex with men (MSM)
and injection drug users (IDUs).1,2 While the HIV epidemic has not
had a broad impact on the general U.S. population, it has greatly
affected the economically disadvantaged in many urban areas. We
sought to characterize the HIV epidemic in impoverished urban
areas of the U.S. and determine whether the epidemic in these
areas meets the UNAIDS definition of a generalized epidemic.

For the full article, please click here: CDC2010-Generalized-HIV-Epidemic-Impoverished-US-Urban-Areas