June 6, 2013 | Providence Journal

Editorial: For healthier homes

Unfortunately, such work can be costly. So it is encouraging that, in Providence, a joint effort combining lead-paint remediation with other upgrades is bearing fruit. Called the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, the project targets energy costs along with such health hazards as lead paint and mold, which can cause asthma. The idea is to get lower-income youngsters off to the healthiest possible start, by providing housing that is healthy as well as economical.

Read the full editorial in the Providence Journal.

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