Blogs

Our most recent blog entries appear in reverse chronological order below. To access blogs published prior to 2017, use the links at the bottom of this page.

2022

12/01: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 27 by Christopher Bloom

11/24: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 26 by Christopher Bloom

11/17: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 25 by Christopher Bloom

11/10: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 24 by Christopher Bloom

11/03: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 23 by Christopher Bloom

10/28: Tools and Teams for Healthier Indoor Air by Laura Fudala

10/27: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 22 by Christopher Bloom

10/20: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 21 by Christopher Bloom

10/13: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 20 by Christopher Bloom

10/06: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 19 by Christopher Bloom

09/29: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 18 by Christopher Bloom

09/22: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 17 by Christopher Bloom

09/15: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 16 by Christopher Bloom

09/08: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 15 by Christopher Bloom

09/04: Thirty Years of Better Housing, Better Health with NCHH by Amanda Reddy

09/01: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 14 by Christopher Bloom

08/25: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 13 by Christopher Bloom

08/18: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 12 by Christopher Bloom

08/16: Inflation Reduction Act Includes New Funds for Climate Resiliency and Improved Indoor Air Quality in Homes by Sarah Goodwin with David Jacobs

08/11: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 11 by Christopher Bloom

08/04: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 10 by Christopher Bloom

07/28: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 9 by Christopher Bloom

07/21: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 8 by Christopher Bloom

07/14: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 7 by Christopher Bloom

07/07: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 6 by Christopher Bloom

06/30: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 5 by Christopher Bloom

06/23: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 4 by Christopher Bloom

06/16: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 3 by Christopher Bloom

06/09: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 2 by Christopher Bloom

06/02: NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 1 by Christopher Bloom

05/01: NCHH Press Roundup: April 2022 by Christopher Bloom

04/28: How Innovative Communities Are Using ARPA Funds to Transform Housing and Address Environmental Hazards by Sarah Goodwin

03/31: NCHH Press Roundup: March 2022 by Christopher Bloom

03/16: Why We’re Excited About the 2022 Indoor Air Quality Mini-Grants by Kate Belmont Hastings with Amanda Reddy

2021

12/16: The Administration’s New Lead Action Plan Is a Step Forward, but We Can Finish the Fight with a Leap by Amanda Reddy

10/28: Equipping and Inspiring Communities to Improve IAQ Now and for Generations to Come by Laura Fudala

08/11: The American Rescue Plan: A New Opportunity for Healthy Homes Funding by Sarah Goodwin and Devra Levy

06/15: New Administration Offers New Hope for Healthy Housing by Sarah Goodwin and Darcy Scott

05/24: Older Americans Month: Communities of Strength by Jo Miller

05/14: Court Rejects EPA’s 2019 Rule Tightening of Lead-Based Paint Hazards by Jo Miller

04/30: Jobs, Climate, Health, Equity: The Case for (Healthy) Housing as Critical Infrastructure by Amanda Reddy

04/26: Public Engagement Opportunities for EPA Lead and Copper Rule Revisions by Jo Miller

04/16: Now Available: The 2021 NLIHC Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy by Jo Miller

03/19: Healthy Household 101: Clean Up Your Cleaning Routine by Christopher Bloom

03/12: Healthy Household 101: Making the Most of Your Spring Cleaning by Christopher Bloom

02/26: Why Contractors Should Embrace and Market the RRP Rule by Christopher Bloom

02/24: How Municipalities Can Leverage RRP Requirements to Advance Lead Poisoning Prevention by Amanda Reddy

02/22: Healthy Household 101: Why Consumers Should Understand the Basics of the RRP Rule by Christopher Bloom

02/19: When Home Improvement Leaders Are Busted for Lead Violations, Does Anyone Learn Anything? by Christopher Bloom

02/12: Healthy Household 101: The Dangers of Lead-Based Paint by Christopher Bloom

01/28: Radon Gas: An Invisible Threat on Our Homes—Part 3: How You Can Reduce Your Risk by Christopher Bloom and Jo Miller

01/27: Radon Gas: An Invisible Threat on Our Homes—Part 2: Testing to Identify the Risk by Christopher Bloom and Jo Miller

01/26: Radon Gas: An Invisible Threat on Our Homes—Part 1: Why Is Radon Dangerous? by Christopher Bloom and Jo Miller

2020

12/31: A Few of Our Favorite Things: A Review of Key Healthy Housing Resources Created by Partners in 2020 by Amanda Reddy

09/14: Building the Future of Healthy Housing: Announcing NCHH’s New Strategic Plan by Amanda Reddy

06/18: NCHH Supports Black Lives Matter by Amanda Reddy

05/19: Fall Prevention Is Always Essential by Jill Breysse

01/22: The Choreography of Collaboration by Katrina Smith Korfmacher

2019

12/31: A Few of Our Favorite Things: A Review of Key Healthy Housing Resources Created by Partners in 2019 by Amanda Reddy

12/29: A Holiday Gift for You: A Year’s Worth of Great Webinars by Christopher Bloom and Sarah Goodwin

11/12: Ten Years of the National Safe and Healthy Housing Coalition: Who We Are Now by Sarah Goodwin, Anna Plankey, and Members of the National Safe and Healthy Housing Steering Committee

10/25: Building Bridges, Bridging Silos: Collaborating for Success Against Lead in Rochester by Katrina Smith Korfmacher

10/21: Tactical Thinking: Housing Codes and Lead Poisoning Prevention by Sarah Goodwin and David Jacobs

09/27: Ten Years of the National Safe and Healthy Housing Coalition: A Decade of Appropriations Advocacy by Sarah Goodwin

9/10: Is the Green Building Component of the Future… Rice Straw? by Christopher Bloom

08/19: Ten Years of the National Safe and Healthy Housing Coalition: A History and Celebration by Christopher Bloom and Jonathan Wilson

08/06: Can Energy Efficiency Programs Help Expand the Public Health Workforce? by Ellen Tohn

07/20: Shoot for the Moon by Christopher Bloom

07/15: Cast a Smile at NCHH on Prime Day by Christopher Bloom

06/19: Announcing NCHH’s Code Comparison Tool… and Why You Should Use It by Jo Miller and Christopher Bloom

06/10: To This House Committee, Housing Is Infrastructure by Anna Plankey

05/27: The Air Outside Your Door – New Report Gives Letter Grades for Community Air Quality by the American Lung Association

04/10: Another Year, Another Disastrous President’s Budget for Healthy Housing
by Sarah Goodwin and Darcy Scott

01/28: Safety’s No Accident: Make a New Year’s Resolution to Prevent Falls in Your Home by Jill Breysse

2018

12/19: New Federal Lead Strategy Is No Gift in the Fight Against Lead Poisoning by David Jacobs and Amanda Reddy

10/26: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 10 by Sarah Goodwin

10/25: When “Special” Equals “Sick” by Caitlin Szontagh

10/23: NCHH Mini-Grant Helps to Fund a Lead Summit and Coalition in Philadelphia by Colleen McCauley

10/23: Will the Children Lead Us Out of Lead? by Marie Hunt

10/23: Implementing a Successful Grant Award by Joyce Theard

10/23: NCHH’s Lead Awareness Community Grant Prompts a Year of Action in Grand Rapids, Michigan by Paul Haan

10/15: Funders Are Listening, but Can They Hear You? by Sarah Goodwin and Christopher Bloom

09/28: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 9 by Sarah Goodwin

08/28: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 8 by Sarah Goodwin

07/30: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 7 by Sarah Goodwin

06/20: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 6 by Sarah Goodwin

05/22: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 5 by Sarah Goodwin

05/18: Safety’s No Accident: A New Year’s Resolution Has Us Buzzing About Alarms and Detectors – Part 3: CO Detector Price versus Function by Jonathan Wilson

04/23: Our Expertise, Your Success: Building Successful Home-Based Asthma Services by Laura Fudala

04/12: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 4 by Sarah Goodwin

03/23: The FY18 Omnibus: Thank You for Your Support of Healthy Housing Programs by Darcy Scott and Sarah Goodwin

03/19: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 3 by Sarah Goodwin

03/12: Join NCHH for National Public Health Week (April 2-8, 2018) by Jo Miller

03/07: Safety’s No Accident: A New Year’s Resolution Has Us Buzzing About Alarms and Detectors – Part 2: Dual-Sensor Alarms by Jonathan Wilson

02/22: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 2 by Sarah Goodwin

02/16: How the President’s Budget Impacts Healthy Housing by Darcy Scott and Sarah Goodwin

02/14: Safety’s No Accident: A New Year’s Resolution Has Us Buzzing About Alarms and Detectors by Jonathan Wilson

01/26: Introducing NCHH’s State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets: EPA Region 1 by Sarah Goodwin

2017

12/01: Are You Decking the Halls with Asthma and Allergy Triggers? by Jo Miller

11/23: Why I Support NCHH by Michelle Harvey

08/30: A Shower of Benefits: Drinking Water and Healthy Housing by David Jacobs

05/18: Helping Older Adults to Age Gracefully in Place by Jill Breysse

04/12: Ensuring an Asthma-Safe Home: The Role of Tenants and Landlords by Justine Marcus

04/06: Threats or Promises: Which Way for the Trump Administration on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention? by David Jacobs

02/21: Infrastructure and Mortgages: What About the Kids? by David Jacobs and Anita Weinberg

02/08: Alternative Financing Mechanisms: Exploring Options for Healthy Homes Services by Lillian Agbeyegbe

01/24: The Silent Killer by Christopher Bloom

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May 17th, 2017

National Center for Healthy Housing Announces New Executive Director

National Center for Healthy Housing Announces New Executive Director Nancy Eldridge to Focus on National Well Home Network Implementation Media Contact: Christopher Bloom, 443.539.4154, cbloom@nchh.org The National Center for Healthy Housing is pleased to announce that its board… More

December 1st, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 27

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 27: December 1, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. Last week, we reached the halfway point in our look back at… More

November 24th, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 26

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 26: November 24, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. We’re not entirely certain of the actual date of today’s photo, but… More

November 17th, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 25

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 25: November 17, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. Today’s throwback is a shot of our Carol Kawecki chatting with one… More

November 10th, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 24

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 24: November 10, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. Today’s throwback is a great group photo from a site visit in… More

November 3rd, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 23

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 23: November 3, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. Today’s throwback is a behind-the-scenes shot from November 5, 2019, at the… More

October 28th, 2022

Tools and Teams for Healthier Indoor Air

Tools and Teams for Healthier Indoor Air by Laura Fudala For those of us in the healthy housing world, October is a BUSY month filled with awareness events such as National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Children’s Environmental… More

October 27th, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 22

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 22: October 27, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. This week features what will likely be our shortest throwback: nine days!… More

October 20th, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 21

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 21: October 20, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. For this week’s throwback, we revisit Jack Anderson’s going-away party (October 24,… More

October 13th, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 20

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 20: October 13, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. For this week’s throwback, we revisit one of our favorite dates in… More

October 6th, 2022

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday, Week 19

NCHH30 Throwback Thursday Week 19: October 6, 2022 by Christopher Bloom NCHH turned THIRTY this year, so we’re celebrating with a new “Throwback Thursday” photo each week. This week’s throwback is an addendum to last week’s post recalling the… More