Click on any linked activities to view samples of related research evidence. Click on linked outcomes to view sources of data for measuring outcomes and question wording examples to collect your own outcome data. If you're using a mouse, hover over linked items to highlight any evidence related items. Use the entire model as a map for understanding how the work of community development and health organizations collaboratively leads to improved community health.
This example logic model provides a menu of typical inputs, activities, outputs, and outcomes for community development and health organizations that work in the Affordable Housing field.
The activities listed in this example logic model link, whenever possible, to examples of research literature providing evidence that a specific activity leads to a health-related outcome included in the logic model. The outcomes link, whenever possible, to measures already collected through existing data sources and to measures that might require users to collect their own data through a survey, or other means. Click on these linked items to view the related evidence or measures.
Affordable housing improves the housing quality, safety, and stability of low-income individuals and families who are unable to afford market-rate housing.
These sites can play an important role in improving the health of residents through building design elements, programs, and policies.
New/rehabbed affordable housing buildings can also serve as catalysts for other economic development.