A 2002 NCHH study found that 54% of housing units passed a visual lead test but failed to meet clearance levels for lead.
Rebecca Morley is the Executive Director of the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH).
will convene a team of nationally recognized experts in housing, environmental public health, and building science to develop the initial course offerings.
No matter how the new guidelines are ultimately implemented, NCHH
executive director Rebecca Morley hopes more families will start to understand that even very low lead exposures can cause harm.
as Executive Director of the NCHH
) provided ongoing access to the community, private, and government groups involved in the policy development and implementation process.
To this end, Enterprise Community Partners and the NCHH
, in collaboration with Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans and several partners from academic institutions, studied these issues as part of the demonstration project, which was conducted between November 2005 and January 2006.
provides training tools and curricula, while the actual training is carried out by a nationwide network of universities including Eastern Kentucky University, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Washington.
As Morley of NCHH
commented, "I have people ask me all the time: 'I think I might have been exposed as a child.
Health departments should be at the table when city or state planning offices are adopting "green" ordinances or voluntary programs, according to Rebecca Morley of the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH
NEHA and the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH
) partnered in 2007 to offer a new credential, the Healthy Homes Specialist (HHS).
The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH
) recently introduced the results of a new report, "How Healthy Are National Green Building Programs?"