Healthy Housing State Policies

1/5/2015
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Healthy Housing State Policies

Private residential housing, where most people spend their time, has very few requirements designed to protect the health of the people living there. Through a mix of state and local construction requirements, housing policies, building codes and consumer rights, certain jurisdictions do provide some level of protection. But no state has a healthy housing law on its books.

This webinar will discuss the impacts of housing policy on the public’s health, with a review of healthy housing concerns, the limited federal requirements, various state and local provisions related to healthy housing, and efforts to refine codes to better protect public health needs.

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Speakers

  • Tom Neltner, special adviser, Regulatory Affairs, National Center for Healthy Housing | Presentation
  • Doug Farquhar, program director, Environmental Health, NCSL | Presentation

System Requirements

PC-based attendees required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer<
Mobile attendees required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet