The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded $93 million in grants to 39 local projects that will help protect children and families from hazardous materials that are often found in homes.
The process of finding a home that would be considered a healthy environment is one that many families are struggling with in the current economy.
A modern home with accommodations for pets and children has recently been built in Erin, Ontario, as the family sought a green residence that would be comfortable for the whole family.
The State of Rhode Island has received $594,000 in federal funding to help its residents identify and eliminate preventable health hazards that exist in their homes.
In an Applied Research Associates report, the organization outlined several key ideas that citizens could use to keep their home clean.
Several of the community members who were involved with building a new home for infants in Denver, Colorado, decided that the house should be built with green and sustainable technology.
The North Central Georgia arm of Habitat for Humanity held a First Nail Ceremony for four families at the location of where the construction has begun on new homes for the individuals.
After successfully completing treatment for testicular cancer, home builder Charles Ruma has decided to raise money for cancer research and provide individuals with knowledge about healthy homes.
It is important for families to rid their homes of unnecessary toxins and air pollutants that may lead to potential breathing problems or other deficiencies that arise due to exposure to contaminants.
While many people think that they are immune to allergens and other harmful pollutants in the air when they are inside their home, it may be time to reconsider this notion.