Health Impact Project

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  • The Value of Health Impact Assessments in Housing

    The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, worked with the National Center for Healthy Housing and the National Housing Conference to develop A Systematic Review of Health Impact Assessments on Housing Decisions and Guidance for Future Practice, a roadmap for housing and public health professionals for integrating health... Read More

  • Guidance for the Public Health Sector

    Many of the nation’s most pressing public health problems, such as asthma, depression, diabetes, and obesity, are influenced by the places where people live, work, and play. Read More

  • Guidance for Housing Professionals

    The housing and public health sectors have a long history of working together to protect and promote health. Beginning in the late 19th century, efforts to eradicate infectious diseases, including typhoid, cholera, and tuberculosis, resulted in policies and programs, such as building codes and housing inspection systems, that have been critical in improving housing quality and preventing disease... Read More

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