Tag: healthy housing

Building Healthy Housing Through Health Action Plans

A pilot program required CDCs to collaborate with public health professionals in order to discover—and address—a community’s pressing health issues. What the collaboration uncovered were issues that the participating CDCs hadn't even considered.

Housing Quality Is Key to Mental Health

Living in substandard housing affects your mental health as well, several studies have found.

Renovating Senior Complexes to Be Green, Healthy, and Connected

Orness Plaza is one of the only public housing developments geared toward seniors and the disabled in Mankato, Minn., the state’s fourth largest city....

Green Is Affordable

The affordable housing movement has not only accepted green building, but is making it integral to its work.