By Allison Charette, Research Analyst
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- A new study from Portland, Oregon finds that stable housing significantly reduces healthcare costs. The study focused on the residents of The Apartments at Bud Clark Commons, which houses homeless individuals with complex health issues. Not only did the healthcare costs of residents fall by an average of 55 percent one year after moving in, but residents also showed health improvements from receiving proper treatment. (Health Care Inc. Northwest, Portland Business Journal, April 11)