TO IMPACT THE NEXT GENERATION,
WE NEED TO MAKE CHANGES NOW
Children who live in stable households in high opportunity neighborhoods for even a few years before reaching age 13 have positive long-term life outcomes.
In the Columbus area, a worker needs to earn $33,238 annually to afford the market-rate rent of $831 for a two-bedroom apartment in 2016.
Adult women who move to high opportunity neighborhoods are 40% less likely to be diabetic or obese.
Children living in substandard housing and neighborhoods have estimated literacy scores 15% lower than those living in the best housing conditions.