March 13th, 2016

Fund Healthy Housing NOW!

Fund Healthy Housing NOW! by Julie Kruse ACT NOW to ensure continued funding for HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes and CDC’s Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program! The home is the most dangerous… More

October 19th, 2015

Bring Back House Calls . . . and Fix the House

Bring Back House Calls…and Fix the House by Jill Breysse In his October 14, 2015, opinion in The New York Times, cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar lists two major reasons why the revival of doctor house calls makes sense:… More

August 25th, 2015

Remembering Congressman Stokes

Remembering Congressman Stokes by David Jacobs Representative Louis Stokes (D-OH) passed away Tuesday after a battle with cancer at age 90. More than anyone, he was responsible for launching the nation’s healthy homes effort at HUD more… More

May 8th, 2015

Reasonable Accommodations and Housing Code Compliance

Reasonable Accommodations and Housing Code Compliance by Tom Neltner Ideally, a landlord who gets a complaint from a tenant about cockroaches, mice, water damage, or mold in a building will promptly assess the complaint and, if it… More

March 24th, 2015

NCHH Takes to the Hill

NCHH Takes to the Hill by Christopher Bloom Last Tuesday, March 17, a small but mighty group, led by Julie Kruse, NCHH’s Director of Policy, visited 22 congressional offices in Washington, DC, to recommend full funding in… More

March 23rd, 2015

Sign Our Congressional Funding Letter Today!

Sign Our Congressional Funding Letter Today! by Julie Kruse Just under two weeks ago, I posted in this space, and asked all of you to sign on to a letter to Congress and  to call your representative… More