NCHH Reports, Guides, and White Papers

Below is a history of NCHH guides, manuals, reports, and papers funded by the government, philanthropic organizations, and independent sources. This list may not be complete.

2018

Jacobs, D. E., & WHO Secretariat. (2018, November). Implementation of the WHO housing and health guidelines. In World Health Organization (Ed.), WHO housing and health guidelines, chapter 9. Geneva: World Health Organization. Retrieved November 27, 2018, from http://www.who.int/sustainable-development/publications/housing-health-guidelines/en/

Jacobs, D. E. (2018, November). Injury hazards. In World Health Organization (Ed.), WHO housing and health guidelines, chapter 6. Geneva: World Health Organization. Retrieved November 27, 2018, from http://www.who.int/sustainable-development/publications/housing-health-guidelines/en/

Jacobs, D. E., & Reddy, A. L. (2018, November). The housing environment. In P. L. Knechtges, G. D. Kearney, & B. A. Resnick (Eds.). Environmental public health: The practitioner’s guide, chapter 21. Washington, DC: APHA Press.

Jacobs, D. (2018). Lead hazard control and healthy homes. In National Low Income Housing Coalition (Eds.), Advocates’ guide 2018: A primer on federal affordable housing & community development programs, chapter 5, section 3, 6-9. Washington, DC: National Low Income Housing Coalition. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/AG-2018/Ch05-S03_Lead-Control-Hazard_2018.pdf

2017

The Health Impact Project. [National Center for Healthy Housing is listed as a study partner.] (2017, August 30). 10 policies to prevent and respond to childhood lead exposure. Washington, DC: The Pew Charitable Trusts. Retrieved from http://www.pewtrusts.org/~/media/assets/2017/08/hip_childhood_lead_poisoning_report.pdf

Jacobs, D. (2017). Lead hazard control and healthy homes. In National Low Income Housing Coalition (Eds.), Advocates’ guide 2017: A primer on federal affordable housing & community development programs, chapter 5, 6-9. Washington, DC: National Low Income Housing Coalition. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/2017_Advocates-Guide.pdf

2016

Wilson J., Jacobs, D., Reddy, A., Tohn, E., Cohen, J., & Jacobsohn, E. (2016, December). Home Rx: The health benefits of home Performance: A review of the current evidence. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Energy. http://tinyurl.com/hu7eu7e

Tohn Environmental Strategies, National Center for Healthy Housing, Three3, & E4theFuture. (2016, November). Occupant health benefits of residential energy efficiency. Retrieved September 5, 2017, from https://e4thefuture.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Occupant-Health-Benefits-Residential-EE.pdf

National Center for Healthy Housing. (2016, March). A systematic review of health impact assessments on housing decisions and guidance for future practice. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/Guidance-for-Conducting-HIAs-on-Housing-Decisions.pdf

Kruse, J. (2016). Lead hazard control and healthy homes. In National Low Income Housing Coalition (Eds.), 2016 advocates’ guide: An educational primer on federal programs and resources related to healthy housing and community development, chapter 5, 6-9. Washington, DC: National Low Income Housing Coalition. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/2016_Advocates-Guide.pdf

2015

National Center for Healthy Housing. (2015). New York State’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Primary Prevention Program: Year 8 summary report (April 1, 2014–March 31, 2015). Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/NYSDOH_Yr8_Summary-Report_Final.pdf

Kruse, J. (2015). Healthy housing and lead hazard control. In National Low Income Housing Coalition (Eds.), 2015 advocates’ guide to housing and community development programs, chapter 5, 6-9. Washington, DC: National Low Income Housing Coalition. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/Sec5.03_Healthy-Homes_2015.pdf

2014

American Public Health Association & National Center for Healthy Housing. (2014, May 16). National healthy housing standard. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/national-healthy-housing-standard.pdf

Malone, J. (2014). Healthy homes and lead hazard control. In National Low Income Housing Coalition, (Eds.), 2014 advocates’ guide to housing and community development policy. Washington, DC: National Low Income Housing Coalition. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/2014AG-236.pdf

2013

National Center for Healthy Housing (2013, July). State and local childhood lead poisoning prevention programs: The impact of federal public health funding cuts. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource/report-state-and-local-childhood-lead-poisoning-prevention-programs/

2012

National Center for Healthy Housing & U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2012, July). Guidelines for the evaluation and control of lead-based paint hazards in housing: Second edition. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control. Retrieved from https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/SECOND_EDITION_2012.PDF

Ashley, P., Berko, J. K., Breysse, J., Anderson, J., Jr., Gaitens, J., Menkedick, J. R., & Wooten, M. A. (2012, July). Healthy homes issues: Residential assessment [Version 3]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control. Retrieved from http://healthyhousingsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/HUD_Residential_Assessment_Paper_12-11-12.pdf

Ashley, P., Berko, J. K., Kawecki, C., Anderson, J., Jr., Jacobs, D., Weitz, S., Breysse, J., Menkedick, J., Wooten, M., & Zewatsky, J. (2012, June). Healthy homes issues: Asthma [Version 4]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control. Retrieved from http://healthyhousingsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/HUD_Asthma_Paper_12-17-12.pdf

2011

Wilson, J., & Tohn, E. (2011, March). Healthy housing opportunities during weatherization work: June 2010 – February 2011 (Publication No. NREL/SR-7A20-49947). Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Retrieved August 15, 2018, from https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy11osti/49947.pdf

Beatley, N. (2011, March). Green housing = improved health: A winning combination. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/green_build_symposium_r3.pdf

2010

Fukuzawa, D., & Morley, R. (2010, September 20). Healthy and safe housing: A foundation for healthy futures. Views from the Field. Washington, DC: Grantmakers in Health. Retrieved from http://www.gih.org/files/usrdoc/Healthy_Housing_Kresge_Foundation_September_2010.pdf

National Center for Healthy Housing. (2010). Keep you, your family and your home healthy! A resident manual for Wheeler Terrace residents. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/Wheeler_Terrace_Resident_Manual_R2.pdf

2009

National Center for Healthy Housing. (2009, August 20). Meeting summary: California Healthy Housing Symposia 2009. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchharchive.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=DYhZTSIoZ6I%3d&tabid=349

Jacobs, D. E., & Baeder, A. (2009, January). Housing interventions and health: A review of the evidence. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_housing-interventions-and-health_a-review-of-the-evidence.pdf

Brown, S. P. (2009, January). Federal lead-based paint enforcement bench book. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/federal-lbp-enforcement-bench-book_2009.01.23.pdf

2008

Wilson, J., Akoto, J., Dixon, S., & Jacobs, J. (2008, October 7). Evaluation of the “10-year” smoke alarm project. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_evaluation-of-the-10-year-smoke-alarm-project.pdf

Morley, R., & Tohn, E. (2008, September). How healthy are national green building programs? Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchharchive.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=zgK1gmAXbeg%3d&tabid=244

Brown, S. P. (2008, August). Guidebook for developing state and local lead-based paint enforcement bench books. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/guidebook-for-developing-state-and-local-lbp-enforcement-bench-books_2008.09.03.pdf

Hegarty-Steck, P., & Mermin, N. (2008). Boston One Touch: Action steps for healthier and greener homes for Boston families. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_boston-one-touch_action-steps-for-healthier-and-greener-homes-for-boston-families_2008.02.27.pdf

Jacobs, D. E. (contributing author). (2008). Healthy housing inspection manual. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

2007

Jacobs, D. E. (2007, April 15). The low-income housing tax credit and childhood lead poisoning prevention: Final report. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchharchive.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=gP37JVfbjUs=&tabid=222

2006

Galke, W., Dixon, S., McLaine, P., & Wilson, J. (2006, June 30). Study of HUD’s risk assessment methodology in three U.S. communities: Final report. Volume I Main report and appendix a (January 24, 2003; Revised: June 30, 2006). Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchharchive.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=HZUenslvU/0=&tabid=217

National Center for Healthy Housing. (2006, November 28). Designing and administering lead hazard control programs: Lessons learned update – Evaluating lessons learned from HUD lead hazard control grantees: Final report. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchharchive.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=iffJRLVI7cc%3d&tabid=163

Mermin, N., Morley, R., Powell, K., & Tohn, E. (2006, April). Comparing green building guidelines and healthy homes principles: A preliminary investigation. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchharchive.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=2tX9iFcDX2g%3d&tabid=244

2004

National Center for Healthy Housing & University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health. (2004, May 1). Evaluation of the HUD lead-based paint hazard control grant program: Final report. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_evaluation-of-the-hud-lead-based-paint-hazard-control-grant-program_final-report.pdf

Battelle & National Center for Healthy Housing. (2004, February). Report on a retrospective evaluation of rounds 3 to 6 of the HUD lead-based paint hazard control grant program.

Proscio, T. (2004). Healthy housing, healthy families: Toward a national agenda for affordable healthy homes. Columbia, MD: Enterprise Foundation. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/Healthy_Homes_Healthy_Families.pdf

2001

Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning & National Center for Healthy Housing. (2001, November). Another link in the chain update: State policies and practices for case management and environmental investigations for lead-poisoned children. Washington, DC: Authors. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_another-link-in-the-chain_2001-update.pdf

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (2001, April 30). Cambridge walk-off mat study report. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_cambridge-walk-off-mat-study.pdf

2000

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing (2000, June 20). Impact of untreated fire escapes on interior dust lead loadings: Final report. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_impact-of-untreated-fire-escapes-on-interior-dust-lead-loadings_final-report.pdf

1999

Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning & National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1999, June). Another link in the chain: State policies and practices for case management and environmental investigations for lead-poisoned children. Washington, DC: Authors. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_another-link-in-the-chain_1999.pdf

Dixon, S., Tohn, E., Rupp, R., & Clark, S. (1999). How much cleaning is enough? An evaluation of alternative post-lead hazard intervention cleaning procedures. Columbia, MD: National Center for Healthy Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_how-much-cleaning-is-enough_an-evaluation-of-alternative-post-lead-procedures.pdf

1998

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1998, August 11). Protocols for the study of the HUD risk assessment and the lead hazard screen procedures and their effectiveness. Columbia, MD: Author.

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1998, July). Lead safety for nonprofit property owners, developers and managers. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/Lead_Safety_NPPO.pdf

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing & University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health. (1998, March). Evaluation of the HUD lead-based paint hazard control grant program: Fifth interim report: Progress as of September 1, 1997. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

1997

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1997, April). Designing and administering lead hazard control programs: Lessons learned to date. Columbia, MD: Author. Retrieved from http://nchharchive.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=9RFdU5USYD0%3d&tabid=163

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing & University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health. (1997, February). Evaluation of the HUD lead-based paint hazard control grant program: Fourth interim report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

1996

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1996). Communities saving their children’s futures: Community training in the primary prevention of childhood lead poisoning – Workshop III “Introduction to advocacy presentations.” Columbia, MD: Author.

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1996). Communities saving their children’s futures: Community training in the primary prevention of childhood lead poisoning – Workshop II “Community lead survey and door-to-door lead education.” Columbia, MD: Author.

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1996). Communities saving their children’s futures: Community training in the primary prevention of childhood lead poisoning – Workshop I “Introduction to the primary prevention of childhood lead poisoning.” Columbia, MD: Author.

1995

Jacobs, D. E., Clark, S., Cox, D., Dewalt, G., Farfel, M., Farr, W. G., et al. (1995, June). Guidelines for the evaluation and control of lead-based paint hazards in housing. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Retrieved August 15, 2018, from http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/healthy_homes/lbp/hudguidelines1995

University of Rochester School of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics, Biostatistics, and Environmental Medicine, & National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1995, June). The relation of lead-contaminated house dust and blood lead levels among urban children: Final report volume II: Results and discussion. Columbia, MD: National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_the-relation-of-lead-contaminated-house-dust-and-blood-lead-levels-among-urban-children_volume-2_results-and-discussion.pdf

University of Rochester School of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics, Biostatistics, and Environmental Medicine, & National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1995, June). The relation of lead-contaminated house dust and blood lead levels among urban children: Final report volume I: Protocols and forms. Columbia, MD: National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/report_the-relation-of-lead-contaminated-house-dust-and-blood-lead-levels-among-urban-children_volume-1_protocols-and-forms.pdf

Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction and Financing Task Force. (1995, June). Putting the pieces together: Controlling lead hazards in the nation’s housing – report (HUD-1547-LBP). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction and Financing Task Force. (1995, June). Putting the pieces together: Controlling lead hazards in the nation’s housing – summary (HUD-1542-LBP). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Staes, C., & Rinehart, R. (1995, April 4). Does residential lead-based paint hazard control work? A review of the scientific evidence: Summary report. Columbia, MD: National Center for Lead-Safe Housing.

Staes, C., & Rinehart, R. (1995, April 4). Does residential lead-based paint hazard control work? A review of the scientific evidence. Columbia, MD: National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. Retrieved from http://nchh.org/resource-library/Residential_Lead_Based_Paint%20Hazard_Control_Work.pdf

1994

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing & University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health. (1994, February). Evaluation of the HUD lead-based paint hazard control grant program in private housing. Overall design and data collection forms and procedures. Columbia, MD: National Center for Lead-Safe Housing.

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1994, January). Major issues affecting the availability and affordability of liability insurance for housing which may contain lead-based paint hazard exposures. Columbia, MD: Author.

1993

Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning & National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1993, June). A framework for action to make private housing safe: A proposal to focus national attention. Washington, DC: Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning.

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1993). Lead-based paint hazards and the comprehensive housing affordability strategy (CHAS) – How to respond to Title X: Recommendations for addressing lead-based paint hazards in housing to reduce childhood lead poisoning (Technical assistance bulletin 1). Columbia, MD: Author.

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (1993). Creating a lead-based paint hazard control policy: A practical, step-by-step approach for nonprofit housing organizations (Technical assistance bulletin 2). Columbia, MD: Author.

 

Undated

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing. (n.d.). Financing for lead hazard control – Case studies of programs that work. Columbia, MD: Author.