Children Experiencing Cost-Driven Moves 93% More Likely to Experience Disruptions in Access to SNAP Benefits


Source: Leifheit, K., Schwartz, G., Pollack, C., et al. (2024). Moving Because of Unaffordable Housing and Disrupted Social Safety Net Access among Children. Pediatrics. Available at:

Note: “Cost-driven moves” refers to residential moves that occurred primarily due to unaffordable housing costs. Moves classified as cost-driven moves included moves due to challenges paying rent or mortgage, eviction, foreclosure, becoming homeless, or a lack of access to housing subsidies.