Train volunteers, professionals, or paraprofessionals to help residents assess and remediate environmental home health risks and recommend low cost changes (e.g., improved ventilation, integrated pest management, etc.)
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Housing and Transit" and "Improve housing quality"
Inform parents about lead exposure pathways and cleaning and hygiene techniques and undertake minor repairs or specialized cleaning
Provide funding, primarily to low or median income families, to repair, improve, or modernize dwellings and remove health or safety hazards
Support a four-tiered approach to indoor pest control that minimizes potential hazards to people, property, and the environment
Eliminate lead-based paint and contaminated dust by removing or encapsulating lead paint, or removing lead painted fixtures and surfaces
Prevent radon from entering occupied buildings and reduce existing indoor air radon levels via soil depressurization, home or room pressurization, heat recovery ventilation, etc.
Provide assistance to low income families to make their homes more energy efficient and to permanently reduce their energy bills