HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes

Award for Healthy HomesThe 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.

Key Dates

  • Online applications open January 11, 2018
  • NEW! Submission deadline is 11:59:59 pm EST, March 15, 2018
  • Applicants will be notified of status beginning May 1, 2018
  • 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

Applicants will need to create a NEHA user account to apply if they are not a NEHA member. If you have questions, please email




2018 Award Online Application


HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes Winners


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