- CDC and HUD support Healthy Homes by providing grants to fund research on Healthy Homes
- Increasing amount of scientific evidence linking health outcomes, such as asthma and unintentional injuries, to substandard housing
- CDC has a few cooperative agreements with state or local health departments to take a healthy homes approach
- HUD’s focus is not health research so they rely heavily on reviews, such as the National Academy of Sciences
- HUD recently has funded some research, for example Cuyahoga County Grant – home interventions to address mold/moisture problems resulted in significant improvements in the health of asthmatic children & Seattle Grant – studied new green built public housing units on the health of asthmatic children after they moved into the units (breathe easy homes)
- Discussion on research on allergies & asthma in regards to triggers, unintentional injuries, and poisonings
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