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Healthy and energy-efficient housing is critical for the wellness and prosperity of all our families, seniors and communities

By Ruth Ann Norton, President & CEO

Larry Brown, an Assistant Crew Chief, has worked for the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning for twelve years. He really likes the work, not just for the opportunity to learn and use his skills, but because he is working in the same communities that he grew up in, and can see the impact CECLP’s work has on families.

Safe housing conditions are often the difference between good health and chronic disease, preventing household injuries, having the ability to build generational wealth and avoiding the perpetual cycle of poverty. That’s why each year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its federal partners designate the month of June as “National Healthy Homes Month. And it’s why organizations like Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) devote this month, and every month, to building awareness around home-based environmental health hazards and how residents can safely address hazards to make their homes healthier. Read more »

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