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Today, key public health and housing leaders, including U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, gathered in Washington, D.C. for the unveiling of a new National Healthy Housing Standard. The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) developed the Standard, a health-focused property maintenance policy targeting the nation’s 100 million existing homes: single-family, multifamily, rental, and owner-occupied. The Standard can be adopted as a regulation by government agencies and as a voluntary best practice by any property owner. Read more.

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