CLPHA’s Education Working Group hosted a roundtable to discuss Bright by Text’s presentation during October's webinar, as well as other tools housing authorities are using to connect with residents and improve education outcomes for children.
Public health officials have known for decades that where you live greatly influences how long you can live. Residents who live in neighborhoods free of violence with good housing and schools and with close access to quality medical care, food and parks live longer than those who don’t.
In this report, we examine how housing code enforcement in Memphis, Tennessee, could prioritize public health as a key outcome and better coordinate with public health agencies, community health nonprofits, and other health care institutions.
Content for this app was developed specifically for middle schoolers and educates them on the principles of a healthy home in a preteen-friendly format. Navigation is simple and intuitive. Interactive features include the Train the Brain and the ability to save a list of items found in their home.
How Housing Matters, Preventative Medicine Reports
To encourage architects and planners to design built environments that promote physical activity, New York City offers an “active design” building incentive within the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards.