HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes

HUD Award The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through its Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), and in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), is proud to announce its annual HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes.

HUD recognizes excellence in making indoor environments healthier through healthy homes research, education, and program delivery, especially in low-to-moderate income communities. HUD partners with NEHA as both organizations share a common vision to create healthier home environments in the U.S. by working across the health, environment, and housing sectors.

Purpose of the Award
The awards provide a national platform to showcase results from a range of housing and indoor environmental health programs. The awards highlight some of the nation’s most significant work on the relationship between living environments and resident health, and lays the foundation for future healthy homes work.

Awards will be presented during the annual awards ceremony at the 2018 NEHA AEC and HUD Healthy Homes Conference, June 27, 2018 in Anaheim, California. If you have questions, please email

Congratualtions to the 2018 HUD Award Winners!

  • Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, Baltimore, MD (Cross Program Coordination)
  • Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, WI, Thurgood Marshall Apartments in Milwaukee (Public and Multifamily Housing) 
  • City of Fort Collins, CO, Healthy Homes Program (Policy and Education Innovation)
  • North Carolina State University and Tulane University, NC and LA, Interventions that Eliminate Cockroaches, Reduce Cockroach Allergies, and Asthma Morbidity in Children (Research Innovation)


HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes Winners


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