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Poor housing conditions

What are the effects of damp conditions in poor housing conditions ?

Breathing problems.

Asthma.

2

What are the effects of overcrowding in poor housing conditions?

Anxiety/depression

Stress from noise levels.

3

What are the effects of lack of open spaces in poor housing conditions?

Lack of exercise

4

What are the effects of cold living conditions/ lack of heating in poor housing conditions ?

Poor health such as illnesses like colds & heart disease.

In vulnerable people these illnesses can lead to death.