NCHH in the Press

This section is comprised of news articles, press releases, blogs, and broadcasts in which NCHH or its work is referenced. Scholarly articles referencing NCHH or its work will appear on a separate page. This archive is a work in progress.


Morton, G., & Miller, H. (2024, February 29). Why 1 in 3 Baltimore public housing sites fail federal inspections. The Baltimore Banner. Online. 

City of Charlotte. (2024, February 9). City receives $3.5M grant for lead-based paint hazard reduction. City of Charlotte website.

Spray Foam Magazine Team. (2024, January 16). Puttin’ on the Ritz. Spray Foam Magazine. Online.

Jaram, D. (2024, January 9). City council approves renewable energy, lead testing program and more. QCityMetro. Online. News Staff. (2024, January 6). Charlotte getting $3.5 million to tackle lead paint hazards. WSOC-TV. Online.


Andersen, D. (2023, December 29). Free lead testing for in-home childcares available. Chadron Radio website. 

Da Rocha, G. (2023, December 28). Local initiative restoring comfort, safety for residents throughout Las Vegas Valley. Las Vegas Sun. Online.

SELC joins partnership to connect communities to environmental justice funding. (2023, December 22). Southern Environmental Law Center website. 

Maina, E. (2023, December 15). Repel roaches naturally with two common kitchen ingredients. House Digest. Online.

Baumhardt, A. (2023, December 12). Lawmakers, advocates ask state to investigate NW Natural for misleading claims about natural gas. Oregon Capital Chronicle. Online.

Ratcliff, M. (2023, July 12). Heat risk update: A humid 93° F puts people in the danger zone. Earth911 website.

Summer meltdowns: Here’s how extreme heat can affect your mood and mental health. (2023, July 10). WFIN website.

DeMars, E. (2023, July 4). Studies have shown gas stoves produce hazardous emissions. USTimesPost website.

Lewis, B., & Jones, K. (2023, July 3). Yes, gas stoves produce hazardous emissions. VerifyThis website.

Miao, G., & Marichal Zayas, M. (2023, May 31). Exploring the connection between healthy housing & mental health. National League of Cities website.

Tuggle, D. (2023, May 24). Housing advocates in Bryan push for proactive rental inspections. KBTX website.

Bien-Aime, A. S. (2023, April 25). UND and Grand Forks Public Library to make radon home testing free and easy. Grand Forks Herald. Online.

The Times of Noblesville. (2023, April 14). Give your home a seasonal tune-up! The Times of Noblesville. Online.

Miller, P. C. (2023, April 13). Taking action against radon health risks. UND Today. Online.

Powell, R. (2023, April 13). Getting the lead out. Endeavors. Online.

Raney, D. (2023, April 5). From the health department: Healthy Homes Awareness Month. Perry County Tribune. Online.

Leber, J. (2023, March 21). The gas stove wars are far from over. Vox. Online.

Johns, M., &  Rapfogel, N. (2023, February 21). Nonprofit hospitals can improve community health through housing investments. Center for American Progress website.

Castillo, K. (2023, February 10). How to get rid of dust in the air. House Digest. Online.

Mundorf, D. (2023, January). Palmetto bug vs. cockroach: What’s the difference? Bob Vila website.

The White House. (2023, January 27). Fact sheet. Biden-⁠Harris Administration announces new actions and progress to protect communities from lead pipes and paint.   

Steingraber, S. (2023, January 20). When it comes to gas stoves vs. induction, I stand with the children. Common Dreams website.

Greenfield, S. (2023, January 19). Public weighs in on Howard County Council’s two bills that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Baltimore Sun. Online.

Harding, J. (2023, January 17). How to clean your lampshades. House Digest website. 

Finn, B. (2023, January 12). The ‘gift of God’ that has poisoned American kids for 100 years. The Guardian. Online.

Key, P. (2023, January 12). This home maintenance checklist can lead to better health. Philly Voice. Online.

Sked, S., Ramos, R., Cooper, R., Abbar, S., Pan, X., Ranabhat, S., Wang, C. (2023, January 9). Effect of encasement presence and type of material used on bed bug distribution. Pest Control Technology. Online.


Eastern Panhandle HHSC to address affordable housing. (2022, November 15). The Journal. Online.

Cooper, M. (2022, November 11). Unexpected common triggers of indoor allergies. Health Digest. Online.

Jachman, M. (2022, November 10). HVAC industry fired up over fossil fuels. Air Conditioning/Heating/Refrigeration News. Online.

Kocan, E. (2022, October 24). Ocean-front property owners, it’s time to move or floodproof your home. Detroit Free Press. Online.

Marrison, E.(2022, October 23). Fall is a good time for maintenance projects. Coshocton Tribune. Online.

Office of the Governor Georgia. (2022, October 21). Read more about Gov. Kemp announces appointments to Rare Disease Advisory Council. Everyone’s Internet News Presswire website. Online.

Green Builder Media. (2022, October 17). Green Builder Media releases the healthy home handbook. Green Builder Media website. Online. 

Wickline, M. R. (2022, October 16). Candidates for governor offer vastly different visions, experience. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Online.

WICS/WCCU Staff. (2022, October 11). U of I receives grant to reduce housing related health hazards. ABC Channel 20 News website. Online.

Will, J. (2022, October 4). How to protect yourself from indoor air pollution and other hidden home hazards. Consumer Reports. Online.

Urlacher, S. (2022, September 19). A guide to maintaining a healthy home. Caring Transitions of Yellowstone Valley website. Online.

Kesin, L. (2022, September 17). Lessons I’ve learned from a sustainable community development major. Her Campus website. Online.

Shelbourne, T. (2022, September 2). Cities are trying to address the staggering impact of asthma. The problem: Our healthcare system isn’t set up to address underlying triggers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Online. 

Rogers, K. (2022, September 1). What no one tells you when looking for a new home. CNN website. Online.

Métraux, J. (2022, July 25). How to dismantle systemic ableism, according to disabled people. Dame. Online.

Carini, F. (2022, July 25). Get the lead out: A lethargic work in progress. EcoRI News. Online.

Nogueras, C. (2022, July 12). Nikil Saval leads bipartisan effort, secures $125 million for Whole-Home Repairs Act. Al Día News. Online.

Shelterforce. (2022, July 4). Designing homes for better health. Africa Housing News. Online. [First published as “Housing design that advances health,” Shelterforce, 2021] 

Reinicke, C. (2022, June 29). Summer temperatures—and inflation—are running hot. Here’s how to save money on cooling bills as prices rise. CNBC website.

Gold, J. (2022, June 28). Latest studies from Harvard, et al show health hazards of gas cooking. Forbes. Online.

Harbison, B. (2022, May 24). Thrasher becomes first california firm to earn QualityPro’s public health certification. Pest Control Technology website. Online.

Jacobs, D. E., Hughes, J. (“Radio Joe”), & Zlotnik, C. (“Z-Man”). (2022, May 20). David Jacobs, PhD, CIH – A healthy homes pioneer; over 40 years of improving IEQ. IAQ Radio+ with Radio Joe and the Z-Man. Online.

Zlotnik, C. (“Z-Man”). (2022, May 20). David Jacobs – A healthy homes pioneer; over 40 years of improving IEQ. IAQ Radio. Online.

Aning, A. K. (2022, May 19). Lead poisonings of children in Baltimore are down, but lead contamination still poses a major threat, a new report says. Inside Climate News. Online.

Dapcevich, M. (2022, May 13). The best stove for your health and the environment. Time. Online.

Editor. (2022, May 13). Why natural gas stoves are harmful to our health and climate. Mass News. Online.

Skwarecki, B. (2022, May 4). The 5 worst bugs to find in your house (and 5 that aren’t so bad). Lifehacker website. Online.

Boever, N. (2022, May 4). NCHH study adds to continued concerns over gas stoves. Design Well website. Online.

Coules, C. (2022, May 3). Ventilation reduces indoor pollution levels except for NO2, study finds. Air Quality News. Online.

Rebuilding Together QA relaunches and installs ramp on National Rebuilding Day. (2022, April 29). The Kent Island Bay Times and Record Observer. Online.

Neltner, T., & Ortega, J. (2022, April 21). NEPA requires water utilities to evaluate potential discriminatory effects before starting work that disturbs lead pipes. Environmental Defense Fund website. Online.

Hayes, J., & Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging. (2022, April 20). Spring cleaning can make your home environment safer. Next Avenue website. Online.

Press Office for Representative Dan Kildee. (2022, April 13). Kildee introduces new bipartisan legislation to protect Michigan families from lead.

New study finds ventilation significantly reduces indoor pollutant levels and adds new evidence for eliminating gas stoves. (2022, April 13). Enterprise Community Partners website. Online.

Sustainable Georgia. (2022, April 13). Services: Healthy homes. Sustainable Georgia website. Online.

Perkins & Will. (2022, April 3). Existing resources for designing healthy, affordable housing. Issuu. Online.

Lee, B. (2022, March 31). ‘We have to fix it’: Lawmakers call for insurance policies to protect against lead in rented homes. New York Law Journal. Online.

Gabler, E. (2022, March 29). How 2 industries stymied justice for young lead paint victims. The New York Times. Online.

Smith, P. (2022, March 26). Making home maintenance affordable, accessible. The Bakersfield Californian. Online.

Ortega, J., & Neltner, T. (2022, March 18). Update: EPA agrees to investigate civil rights allegations against Providence Water’s LSL replacement practices. Environmental Defense Fund website. Online. 

Rivas, M. (2022, March 14). Many Fort Worth houses are crumbling. Racial inequity, lack of money play a part. Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Online.  

Downes, J. R. (2022, March 7). Lead hazards in U.S. housing: The American Healthy Homes Survey II. PD&R Edge. Online.

Clynes, C. (2022, February 22). City lead pipe replacement complaint alleges Civil Rights Act violation. The Brown Daily Herald. Online.

Bryant, M. (2022, January 26). Amid a housing industry boom, renters are paying more for substandard homes. Big If True. Online.

Bograd, S. (2022, January 24). City receives $2 million for healthy homes program. Yale News. Online.

Ortega, J. (2022, January 7). Civil rights complaint draws attention to the discriminatory impacts of common lead pipe replacement practice. Environmental Defense Fund website. 

GoLocalProv News Team. (2022, January 5). Prov Water faces federal civil rights complaint over lead contamination—Updated. GoLocalProv website.

Crown, K. (2022, January 3). Seeking solutions to protect Mississippi children from lead poisoning. Mississippi Free Press. Online. 


Fawcett, R. (2021, November 23). 2021 Hankin distinguished lecture – Florence Nightingale was right: The central role of housing for ensuring health and well-being in a changing world. Penn State University website. Online.

Meleedy, J. (2021, November 18). Penn State hosts Amanda Reddy virtually for 2021 Hankin Distinguished Lecture. Daily Collegian. Online.

Things to do at Penn State: Nov 11-19. A selection of virtual and in-person cultural events happening across the University this weekend and next week. (2021, November 10). Retrieved from the Penn State University website. Online.

Lawniczak, J. (2021, October 26). Best practices, resources help wipe out contaminants to keep buildings safe. Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation website. Online.

Fawcett, R. (2021, October 25). National Center for Healthy Housing director to give Hankin lecture. Penn State University website. Online.

HUD spends $15 million to reduce housing-related safety issues. (2021, October 21). Respa News. Online.

Miranda, S. (2021, October 19). Maryland needs to do more to enforce anti-lead laws, advocates say. Capital News Service website. Online.

California’s U.S. Senator Alex Padilla co-leads legislation with U.S. Senator Warren and Representative Cori Bush to protect renters during COVID-19 pandemic—would enact a nationwide eviction moratorium. (2021, September 22). Sierra Sun Times. Online.

KHTS. (2021, September 20). As rental rates bounce back In Santa Clarita, here’s how landlords can begin getting their properties ready. KHTS website.

Staff. (2021, September 13). Limpia a profundidad tus sillones y acolchonados: 3 trucos infalibles contra malos olores. Salud 180 website.

Giammarise, K., & Lord, R. (2021, September 7). Expect the inspector: unlike Pittsburgh, the state’s no. 3 city examines every rental home — eventually. 90.5 WESA website. 

Bell, R. (2021, September 7). The story behind the murals popping up on basketball courts around Rochester. Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Online.

Doña Ana County. (2021, August 15). Flood evacuees may return home. KRWG website.

Giammarise, K., & Lord, R. (2021, August 6). Hundreds of violations, few penalties: Allegheny County’s health enforcers frequently inspected — but rarely fined — two McKeesport properties. 90.5 WESA website.

Press Office for Senator Tina Smith. (2021, July 20). Chair Tina Smith leads Senate hearing on fire safety, home health risks including lead and radon. Online.

Press Office for Senator Susan Collins. (2021, July 19). Collins, Reed introduce bipartisan legislation to Improve energy efficiency & help working Families lower energy bills. Online.

Buzz Staff. (2021, June 7). Combat health inequities through affordable housing financing. Bollyinside website. 

Burgan, G., & Depsey, R. (2021, June 7). Combatting health inequities through affordable housing financing. Saporta Report. Online.

Coleman, L. W. (2021, June 3). Court tells EPA to strengthen lead paint and dust standards. EHS Daily Advisor. Online.

Melchionni, E. (2021, May 25). Letter: Bill wrongly addresses lead paint health issues. The Buffalo News. Online. 

Aning, A. K. (2021, May 25). For the second time in four years, the Ninth Circuit has ordered the EPA to set new lead paint and dust standards. Inside Climate News. Online.

Press Office for Senator Jeanne Shaheen. (2021, May 22). Shaheen joins bipartisan, bicameral legislation to cut energy costs for homeowners, invest in clean energy jobs & technology. Online.

Jamrog, K. A. (2021, May 19). Reducing common health hazards in your home. New Hampshire. Online.

Neltner, T. (2021, May 18). A consequential day in the effort to prevent lead poisoning. Environmental Defense Fund website.

Wittenberg, A. (2021, May 17). ‘Blind spot’ in Biden’s infrastructure plan: Lead paint. E&E News. Online. 

Moon, J. (2021, May 14). Downtown Columbia Partnership executive director wins fellowship. Patch. Online.

Hui, K. (2021, May 13). Housing design that advances health. Shelterforce. Online.

Staff. (2021, April 23). Rebuilding Together Oklahoma City goes to work. The Oklahoman. Online.

Miller Temple, K. (2021, March 31). Exploring the intersection of rural housing quality and health: Healthcare providers and housing experts provide insight. The Rural Monitor. Online.

Staff. (2021, March 24). Averett University: Pittsylvania County a “high-risk zone” for radon. Chatham Star Tribune. Online. 

Wang, S. (2021, March 14). Home, sick home. Yale Daily News. Online.

Anthes, E. (2021, March 11). More childhood lead poisoning is a side effect of Covid lockdowns. The New York Times. Online.

Zimmetry Environmental. (2021, March 11). Lead and copper rule changes will impact children and families in Puerto Rico. Environmnental Expert website.

Warner, F. (2021, February 19). Burst pipe? Flood? Here’s how to clean up water in your home. USA Today. Online.

Neltner, T. (2021, January 8). Implications of Home Depot’s lead-based paint settlement and $20 million penalty. Environmental Defense Fund website.


Spectrum News Staff. (2020, December 11). Byron Brown Administration recognized by National Center for Healthy Housing. Spectrum News. Online. 

Editor. (2020, November 5). García, McEachin, unveil legislation to protect children and families in public housing from lead poisoning. Lawndale News. Online.

Heller, J. (2020, October 29). Connecting the dots: Health inequities, power, and the potential for public health’s transformational role. KCET. Online.

Mediaplanet and star of Stay Here on Netflix, Pete Lorimer, partner to discuss putting people first in real estate. (2020, September 25). Benzinga. Online.

Gold, J. (2020, August 31). Wellness design makes surprise appearance in Biden campaign speech. Forbes. Online.

Brown University. (2020, August 6). Inconsistent EPA regulations increase lead poisoning risk to kids, study finds. EurekAlert! Online.

Trust for America’s Health. (July 7, 2020). Nearly 350 public health organizations implore HHS Secretary Azar to support CDC’s critical role in the COVID-19 pandemic response. PR Newswire. Online.

Mendelsohn, A. (2020, April 24). When ‘safer at home’ comes at a risk. Health hazards lurk for some low-income renters. LAist website. Alternate title: Longstanding health hazards in low-income housing make some renters unsafe at home.

Szabo, L., & Recht, H. (2020, April 22). The other COVID-19 risks: How race, income, ZIP code can influence who lives or dies. Kaiser Health News. Online. See also USA Today (April 25).

American Heart Association News. (2020, April 13). Want to help overstressed ERs? Be safe at home. American Heart Association website. See also Health24 (April 15).

Koutoubi, S. (2020, April 10). How you can support National Public Health Week. EDM Digest. Online.

Smith, L. (2020, April 8). Observing National Public Health Week. The Sampson Independent. Online.

Wells, S. (2020, March 2). Remove lead and you too can stop crime in its tracks. Nonprofit Quarterly. Online.

Keller, D. (2020, February 29). Healthy homes. The Daily Sentinel. Online.

Amin, R., LaMarr LeMee, G., & Park, S. (2020, February 6). Hundreds of NYC schools repeatedly tested positive for peeling lead paint, records reveal. Chalkbeat. Online.

Bailey, P. (2020, January 17). Housing and health partners can work together to close the housing affordability gap. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Online.

Mallard, A. (2020, January 8). Home repair organization accepting applications. The Gainesville Sun. Online.



Basinger, R. (2019, December 16). Christmas tree, decorations can be a source of misery for some. Uniontown Herald-Standard. Online.

Forbes, D. (2019, November 12). Portland has broken its promise to keep neighborhoods safe from demolition contaminants. Willamette Week. Online.

Dissell, R. (2019, November 10). Achieving uniform lead-safety rules for child care centers is complicated, advocates say. The Plain Dealer. Online.

Lyle, J. C. (2019, September 30). Housing is the best medicine. Wilmington Biz Insights. Online.

Sal’s Tile. (2019, September 24). 5 reasons to remodel your floors. KRIS 6 News Corpus Christi website.

Amin, R., & Zimerman, A. (2019. August 12). Mayor de Blasio promised to eliminate lead exposure by 2029. Are NYC schools doing everything they can to make that happen? Chalkbeat. Online.

Dwyer, D. (2019, July 22). Parents call for better inspections to stop lead poisoning in Grand Rapids. Michigan Radio website.

Mainebiz Staff. (2019, July 3). Healthy Androscoggin gets grant to further lead poisoning mitigation effort. Mainebiz website.

Almendrala, A. (2019, June 26). Poisoned by their homes: How the US is failing children exposed to lead. The Guardian. Online.

Harris, M., Koscinski, K., & Gavin, K. (2019, June 20). Housing issues and health concerns go hand in hand. In: The big history of Pittsburgh’s skinny building. The Confluence. WESA website.

Geller, L., & Burkett-Hall, J. (2019, June 12). She didn’t know why her son was so sick. Then her military home tested positive for lead. WUSA9 website.

O’Donnell, K. (2019, May 23). Carson’s struggle to solve lead paint peril spurs lawmakers to act. Politico. Online.

Vanden Heuvel, K. (2019, April 30). The urgent necessity of public-interest journalism. The Washington Post. Online.

University of Alabama Huntsville. (2019, March 4). Environmental justice begins with awareness, advocacy. Newswise. Online.

Heller, J. (2019, February 27). Connecting the dots: Health inequities, power, and the potential for public health’s transformational role. Medium. Online.

Swan, N., Jacobs, D., & Torzillo, P. (2019, February 25). The links between housing and health [Transcript]. Health Report. ABC Radio National [Australia]. Online.



[Unavailable.] (2018, October 19). EPA: Wheeler wouldn’t meet with kids health chief—sources. E&E News website. [Paid subscription required.]

Wittenberg, A. (2018, October 11). Damage control follows official’s mysterious exit. E&E News Greenwire. Online. 

Leading on Opportunity council spotlight: Patrice Funderburg and Mike Rizer search for solutions to improve economic mobility in Charlotte. (2018, August 31). Charlotte Business Journal. Online.

Miller, G. W. (2018, August 27). Aggressive action on lead dust reduces hazards, study shows. Providence Journal. Online.

Greene, A. (2018, August 23). Toxic battles: The fight for environmental justice in Memphis. Memphis Flyer. Online.

Folk, E. (2018, August 17). Can green living really make you happier? The Environmental Magazine. Online.

Biediger, S. (2018, July 29). Youth camp a master plan to restore homes and hope. The Rivard Report. Online.

Driscoll, B. (2018, June 19). Rebuilding Together Alexandria: A summer of continued service. The Connection. Online.

Grove, S. (2018, May 1). Verify: What’s the truth behind common lead myths? WZZM13 website.

What is a healthy home? (2018, March 26). Ohio Healthy Homes Network website.

Montgomery, R. (2018, March 23). It’s been 40 years since lead paint was banned, so why are we still being poisoned? The Kansas City Star. Online.

Schmidt, C. (2018, March 21). America’s misguided war on lead exposure in children. Undark. Online.

Frank, J. (2018, March 18). As lead in children persists, Connecticut lawmakers look to tackle risks. New Haven Register. Online.

Abraham, L. (2018, March 8). City plans for Safe and Healthy Housing Program. Renton Reporter. Online.

Dettman, L. (2018, February 8). Collaboration is the key to safe waterPublic Health Newswire. Online.



Kartika, T. (2017, December). Innovative community health worker strategies: Medicaid payment models for community health worker home visits. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy.

Colangelo, L. (2017, October 12). NDDH awarded National lead grant from National Center for Healthy Housing. Northeast District Department of Health website.

Benfer, E. A. (2017, August 8). Contaminated childhood: The chronic lead poisoning of low-income children and communities of color in the United States. Health Affairs. Online.

Dittmar, B., & Bachman Flickinger, L. (2017, May 31). Tomorrow begins National Healthy Homes Month! Home Performance Coalition website.

Neiman, D. (2017, March 20). How Seattle killed micro-housing, again. Sightline Institute website.

Rubin, T. (2017, February 2). Spectacular news! HUD lead limits lowered!



Charlier, T. (2016, October 16). Childhood asthma plagues Memphis. Commercial Appeal website.

Wood, H. C. (2016, October 4). BPI launches the healthy home evaluator certification nationally [Press release]. PR Web website.

Gunlock, J. (2016, September 27). The nuisance of alarmist litigation. Daily Caller website. See also Independent Women’s Forum website.

Appraisal Buzz Staff. (2016, September 20). Economical housing by design. Appraisal Buzz. Online.

Neiman, D. (2016, September 6). How Seattle killed micro-housing. Sightline Institute website.

Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. (2016, August 11). Improving homeownership in neighborhood plus target areas. Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity website.

Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. (2016, August). Improving homeownership in neighborhood plus infill communities. Dallas, TX: Author.

Understanding the risks of lead in Chicago’s water. (2016, July 14). WBEZ Chicago website.

Chotiner, M. (2016, June 27). Choosing safe rugs in skilled nursing facilities. McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. Online.

Painter, K. (2016, June 20). Pediatricians: U.S. not doing enough to halt childhood lead poisoning. USA Today. Online.

Editorial Staff. (2016, June 15). Spend more money to aggressively attack lead poisoning in children. The Kansas City Star. Online.

Ferenchik, M. (2016, June 14). Columbus gets $3.4 million to reduce lead hazards in homes. The Columbus Dispatch. Online.

Stacom, D. (2016, June 13). Federal grant targets lead poisoning in New Britain. Hartford Courant. Online.

[Unavailable.] (2016, June 11). Routine home maintenance crucial after move in. The San Diego Union-Tribune. Online.

Frank, J. (2016, May 8). Thousands of CT children have lead poisoning, but testing misses many. Hartford Courant. Online.

Kim, S. (2016, May 7). Sticker shock of fixing Flint’s lead problem hints at colossal price tag for US-wide remedy. ABC News website.

Frostenson, S. (2016, April 15). This is an inexpensive way to fight the serious lead problem in American cities. Vox. Online.

Summers, T. Jr. (2016, April 13). Threat of lead paint grows over time. Jackson Free Press. Online. 

Vora, P. (2016, April 11). A practical guide to health impact assessment and housing. AJMC. Online.

Frostenson, S., & Kliff, S. (2016, April 6). The risk of lead poisoning isn’t just in Flint. So we mapped the risk in every neighborhood in America. Vox. Online.

Ferguson, A. C., & Yates, C. (2016, March 24). Federal enactment of healthy homes legislation in the United States to improve public health. Frontiers in Public Health, 4(48). Online.

Roby, J. R. (2016, February 27). Lead in the water: Are you at risk? Pressconnects website.

Case studies compiled by NCHH to inform potential healthcare financing. (2016, February 10). North Carolina Healthy Homes website.

Barker, K. M., & Qureshi, F. (2016, February 4). Lead poisoning: Sources of exposure, health effects and policy implications. The Journalist’s Resource website.

Dan. (2016, February 1). Feb. 1 news: APHA on childhood lead poisoning and diabetes, Plan4HealthPublic Health Newswire. Online.

Mack, J. (2016, February 1). 5 things every parent needs to know about lead poisoning. MLive. Online.




Bethencourt, B. (2015, July 31). Survey finds Detroiters don’t find that many vermin. Detroit Free Press. Online.

Rentokil North America. (2015, January 13). Health hazards associated with cockroaches a concern for homeowners [Press release]. Business Wire website.




National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) releases lead poisoning resource. (2014, October 27). North Carolina Healthy Homes website.

Dan. (2014, August 6). The Nation’s Health: Healthy housing standard announcedPublic Health Newswire. Online.

Wahowiak, L. (2014, August). New guidelines offer tools for creating healthier US homes: Healthy housing standard announcedThe Nation’s Health, 44(6), 1-23. Online.

Chapralis, S. (2014, August). New National Healthy Housing Standard. ASHI Reporter. Online.

Eco-Healthy Child Care® curriculum adopted by the National Center for Healthy Housing. (2014, July 31). PRWeb. Online.

Wheeler, T. B., & Cohn, M. (2014, June 7). Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger. The Baltimore Sun. Online.

Kim S. (2014, May 20). APHA partners in release of National Healthy Housing StandardPublic Health Newswire. Online.

Do you have a healthy house? (2014, May 29). Industrial Safety and Hygiene News. Online.

Weeks, K. (2014, May 16). National Healthy Housing Standard released. Architect. Online.

National Center for Healthy Housing. (2014, May 16). National Center for Healthy Housing and American Public Health Association release National Healthy Housing Standard. PR Newswire. Online.

O’Banion, V., & Goodloe, S. (2014, April 22). Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, National Center for Healthy Housing support healthy homes conference in Nashville. 3BL Media website.




Rebuilding Together (2013, October 1). National Center for Healthy Housing, Rebuilding Together and Wells Fargo kick-off Healthy Housing Challenge nationwide. PR Newswire. Online.

Gaby, K. (2013, July 10). A surprising connection between pollution and violent crime. Environmental Defense Fund website.


Dan. (2013, June 11). APHA, NCHH release healthy housing standard. Public Health Newswire. Online.

Barnhardt Cech, L. (2013, April 8). Many factors can turn a house into an unhealthy place to live. The Washington Post. Online.


CTW Features. (2013, April 8). Home hazards? Inspection, detection reveal 3 invisible threats. Billings Gazette. Online.

Young, A. (2013, April 4). Lead poisoning toll revised to 1 in 38 young kids. USA Today. Online.


Staff. (2013, April 2). Wells Fargo, National Center for Healthy Housing launch Healthy Housing Challenge. Philanthropy News Digest. Online.




Goodman, B. (2012, October 30). Act quickly to beat mold after a flood. WebMD website.

No author. (2012, September 25). Several IEQ studies under way. Architect. Online.




Moisse, K. (2011, September 16). Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute sued over lead paint study. ABC News website.

Banta, J. (2011, March 15). The RRP rule: One year later. Restoration & Remediation. Online.




Somberg, B. (2010, January 4). Healthy housing groups issue letter of concern on Randall Lutter. Retrieved from the Center for Progressive Reform website.


Healthy House Institute Staff. (2010, January). National nonprofits combine forces to advance healthy homes and communities. Retrieved from the Healthy House Institute website.




Mazzolini, J. (2009, September 25). Cleveland near the worst on list of cities with unhealthy homes. The Plain Dealer.


Hopkins, J. S. (2009, September 25). Healthy—and not-so-healthy—homes. The Baltimore Sun.


Koch, W. (2009, September 23). Study: 1 in 3 homes in metro areas could pose health risks. USA Today.


Plumb, T. (2008, October 15). Southeast D.C. apartments go green. Washington Business Journal


Fornoff, S. (2007, November 28). Real vs. fake: Which tree is greener? SFGate. Online.

Gazette News Services. (2007, August 21). Housing center releases lead hazard fact sheets. Billings Gazette. Online.


Boehland, J. (2006, August 29). National Center for Healthy Housing rates green building systems. Building Green website.


Terry, R. J. (2003, February 9). Lead paint foes tackle additional ills. The Baltimore Sun. Online.


Carson, L. (1993, January 31). Northeast Notebook: Baltimore; a state panel on lead paint. The New York Times. Online.



Hometown Dumpster Rental. (n.d.). Health effects of a cluttered home. Online.


Latest page update: March 1, 2024.