Due to the fact that children eat, drink and breathe more per pound than adults, they are increasingly affected by pollution.
The federal government has provided Kane County, Illinois with more than $1 million to help the area provide resources and necessary information for families that are fighting to keep a healthy home.
A new home has entered the market in a small neighborhood outside of Toronto, Ontario, that has been advertised as an ultra-modern and green-minded home.
Mirella Goetzmann, an official from the Western Australia Health Department, recently told the West Australian of several ways for individuals to keep their homes clean from germs and healthy for their families.
Zadoozy, a national ecommerce company, is offering products in custom showrooms and online replicas of these areas that can help homeowners increase the healthiness of their home.
The city of Detroit has seen the worst of the economic recession, and although it is starting to emerge from the poverty that was created, the homes in the area could use a lot of work.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Boston Medical Center more than $450,000 in grants to help local children and families living in the Boston area reduce health and safety hazards within their homes.
The Cheyenne, Wyoming Housing Authority has been awarded a federal grant that is worth more than $34,000 to help its residents make improvements to their residences to create more healthy homes within the state.
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.