HUD Funds Asthma Intervention Projects

HUD has awarded nearly $8 million to fund a variety of activities aimed at helping to protect children with asthma from health hazards in their homes.

The projects range from research into the cost-effectiveness of home-based interventions to new strategies to reduce risks from lead-contaminated soil and house dust. For the first time, HUD is awarding $2 million of those grants to improve indoor environmental conditions and links to education and medical services for asthmatic children and other residents living in public and assisted multifamily housing.

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