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. (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

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

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.