William Rohe–PI. Are teens in HUD-assisted housing more likely to have had adverse childhood experiences, like abuse and neglect? Does living in HUD-assisted housing as a teen lead to better or worse health as an adult? Are adults who lived in different types of HUD-assisted housing—such as public housing or Housing Choice Vouchers—as teens healthier? These are the questions posed in a new study by three researchers from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Jon Hussey, research assistant professor at the Gillings School of Global Public Health; Bill Rohe, Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of City and Regional Planning and director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS); and Michael Webb, project manager and senior research associate at CURS. Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the project is called “Understanding the Role of Adolescent Housing Residence on Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trajectories of Chronic Disease Risk.” It will link HUD administrative data with the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health). Add Health is a nationally-representative, longitudinal dataset that includes self-reported health problems, such as depression and substance abuse, and biomarkers of disease such as diabetes and hypertension.