Call for Nominations! 2017 Secretary’s Awards for Healthy Homes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the third annual Secretary’s Awards for Healthy Homes. These awards recognize excellence in healthy housing innovation and achievement in three categories: Public Housing/Multifamily Housing; Policy, Education, and Research Innovation; and Cross Program Coordination among governmental entities, advocacy organizations, healthcare and housing providers, and related organizations.

Nominations for activities or policies that show measurable benefits in the health of residents and are available to low- and/or moderate-income families will be accepted through the online application format until 11:59:59 p.m. (PST), on March 15, 2017. To submit a nomination, please use the online application form, available here. For more information about submission requirements for the 2017 Secretary’s Awards for Healthy Homes, please view the award announcement.

Applicants will be notified of their application’s status in May, and the award recipients will be honored at NEHA’s 2017 Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition, July 10–13, 2017, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Don’t miss this opportunity to share your achievement in healthy housing innovation!

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