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The full cost of poor housing in Wales

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The full cost of poor housing in Wales was written by Simon Nicol and Helen Garrett and published by the BRE Trust in 2019. It is intended to help to promote health and wellbeing, and make the case for better quality housing.

The report is an update of the original ’Cost of Poor Housing in Wales’ analysis using the latest profiles of housing conditions across Wales and updating the methodology in line with the more recent The Full Cost of Poor Housing report to reflect improved understanding of poor housing impacts.

It summarises the results of research commissioned by the BRE Trust, Public Health Wales (PHW) and the Welsh Government to provide estimates of the cost of poor housing to the NHS in Wales. It uses 2017 Welsh Housing Conditions Survey (WHCS) data and the revised annual NHS treatment cost methodology.

The key findings are:

You can download the report here.

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