The New England Asthma Regional Council promotes the adoption of the Asthma Regional Council (ARC) Guidelines for incorporating healthy housing practices in new construction and rehabilitation projects.
Training is being provided to 200 code inspectors, 100 affordable housing professionals, and 70 residents.
Neighborhood House, in Seattle, in collaboration with public and private partners, will adopt a holistic approach to construct 35 asthma-safe homes through the HOPE VI projects of the Seattle Housing Authority.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.