U.S. Conference of Mayors Pass Resolutions Supporting Green and Healthy Homes, Lead Poisoning Prevention and Pay for Success

At the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 83rd Annual Meeting, Mayors adopted resolutions supporting three issues critical to advancing healthy homes for all. The resolutions support:

After adoption, the resolutions become the official policy of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

On behalf of the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, I would like to express sincere appreciation to the Mayors for shining light on these important issues that affect millions of families’ health and ability to thrive. Additional healthy homes and lead poisoning prevention funding is needed at the federal level, and systems reforms are required at federal, state and local levels across the nation to advance the creation of healthy homes — which in turn produce health, economic and social outcomes for families. And we must not stop there; we must continue to find creative pathways to sustaining this work, through social impact financing and pay for success.

Special thanks to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter for submitting these important resolutions to the 2015 Conference. 

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