Healthy and Safe Homes: Research, Practice, and PolicyHealthy and Safe Homes: Research, Practice, and Policy

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"Healthy and Safe Homes is required reading for anyone concerned with housing development, practice, or policy for the future of our communities. This timely book explores the links between housing and health in all its forms, and suggests new considerations for holistic, green, sustainable building patterns. We sometimes forget about the elementary connection between housing development, public health, the environment, and community, and the equal importance of balancing these concerns."

-Bart Harvey, Former Chair and CEO Enterprise Community Partners & Enterprise Green Community Initiative

Healthy and Safe Homes: Research, Practice, and Policy marks an exciting advance in the effort to ensure that people across all socioeconomic levels have access to healthy and affordable housing. All families should have quality, affordable housing; it serves as a foundation for a prosperous life. The publication of this book provides practical tools and information to make the connection between health and housing conditions relatable to everyone.

This new book brings together perspectives of noted scientists, public health experts, housing advocates, and policy leaders to fully explain the problem of substandard housing that plagues our nation and offer holistic, strategic, and long-term solutions to fix it. The many experts who have contributed to this book lay out smart approaches to help achieve the goal of making healthy housing accessible to all. Expanding access to healthy and affordable housing is a first step to creating a country of healthier people.

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ISBN: 978-0-87553-197-7
Author: Rebecca L. Morley, MSPP, Angela D. Mickalide, PhD; CHES; Karin A. Mack, PhD
Publisher: APHA Pess
Format: soft cover, eBook available at
Pages: 225
Publishing Date: 01/11