HUD Seeking Nominations for Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes

Through the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), and in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), HUD is now accepting nominations for the HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes.

This award serves to highlight the achievements of healthy living initiatives and provide inspiration for future collaboratives and projects.

The deadline for submitting nominations is February 28, 2018.

The award is broken into four categories: Public Housing/Multifamily Housing, Policy and Education Innovation, Cross-Program Coordination, and Research. In addition to the application form, applicants must submit supporting materials for their projects, including a project narrative, images, and other supporting documentation. Award criteria include policy and program innovation, health impact on population, impact on physical environment, partnership and collaboration, and sustainability.

Applicants will be notified of their award status starting May 1, 2018, and awards will be presented at the 2018 NEHA AEC and HUD Healthy Homes Conference on June 27, 2018 in Anaheim, CA.

Click here for more information regarding specific guidelines and eligibility.

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