NCHH Accomplishments

NCHH Accomplishments


NCHH selected as a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre. WHO collaborating centres are institutions designated to undertake activities in support of the WHO's programs.

Rebecca Morley, then Executive Director, selected for NeighborWorks America's Achieving Excellence Program.

NCHH and American Public Health Association (APHA) jointly released the National Healthy Homes Standard.

NCHH, in concert with the King County Housing Authority (KCHA) and Public Health-Seattle and King County, completed study demonstrating that a combination of weatherization and healthy homes interventions with in-home asthma education from community health workers (CHW) improves childhood asthma control.


Conducted Maryland's first health impact assessment (HIA) of an intermodal freight project, funded by the Health Impact Project.

Released results of updated State of Healthy Housing project, a comprehensive report ranking housing conditions in 44 major metropolitan areas nationally, showing a critical need to improve housing conditions in many U.S. cities.

Launched Healthy Housing Challenge project (in collaboration with Rebuilding Together) with funding from the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Hosted a healthy homes conference in Washington, DC, in honor of its 20th anniversary.


Published Window Replacement and Residential Lead Paint Hazard Control 12 Years Later in the Environmental Research journal in January 2012.

NCHH and its network of training partners trained more than 2,600 people through its National Healthy Homes Training Center.


Created the Grassroots Advocacy Network for Healthy Housing, which supports healthy housing advocacy at the state and local levels.

Published findings from a study on the health impacts of a green and healthy housing rehab in Minnesota in Public Health Reports in May 2011.

Prior Accomplishments

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