State Healthy Housing Fact Sheets

Statistically, the home is the most dangerous place for U.S. families. Nearly six million families live in housing rivaling that of developing countries, with broken heating and plumbing, holes in walls and windows, roach and rodent infestation, falling plaster, crumbling foundations, State Healthy Housing - USAand leaking roofs. Millions more in all 50 states live in housing with serious health and safety hazards, including mold, exposed wiring, radon, unvented heaters, toxic chemicals, broken stairs, missing smoke detectors, and other hazards. Home‐based interventions to address health hazards improve health and have a large return on investment: Each dollar invested in lead paint hazard control results in a return of $17–$221, and each dollar invested in asthma home‐based interventions that include education and remediation results in a return of $5.30 to $14.00.

State-Specific Healthy Housing Fact Sheets
NCHH has created brand new fact sheets for each of the 50 states, plus Puerto Rico, Guam, the District of Columbia, and a sheet for the U.S. as a whole. Each sheet contains embedded hyperlinks to the reference source materials. Also available are spreadsheets containing all the resources for the state and national fact sheets.

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Arizona Iowa Nevada South Carolina
Arkansas Kansas New Hampshire South Dakota
California Kentucky New Jersey Tennessee
Colorado Louisiana New Mexico Texas
Connecticut Maine New York Utah
Delaware Maryland North Carolina Vermont
District of Columbia Massachusetts North Dakota Virginia
Florida Michigan Ohio Washington
Georgia Minnesota Oklahoma West Virginia
Guam Mississippi  Oregon Wisconsin
Hawaii Missouri Pennsylvania Wyoming
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