People spend nearly 90 percent of their time inside, making indoor air quality central to health and well-being. Low-income populations are disproportionally affected by a range of illnesses and adverse health effects that can be exacerbated by poor indoor air quality, and improvements to the indoor environment can be an important mechanism to address health disparities.
This health indicators template is intended to guide the public health professional on a set of “go-to” indicators for the secondary data analysis step of the Health Action Plan (HAP).
This report discusses lessons learned from a multisite, longitudinal study of the impact of green building practices on the respiratory health of residents living in affordable housing. Five key insights, followed by specific recommendations are highlighted, as well as perspectives from key participants.
The Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge launched with the goal to identify, accelerate and scale innovative housing affordability solutions.