HUD Secretary's Awards for Healthy Homes

HUD Award WinnersThe 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 the annual HUD Secretary’s Awards 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 Awards

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. 

The HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes is not open for applicants for the 2022 award cycle. Please check back in late 2022 for updates.


Congratulations to the 2020 HUD Secretary's Awards for Healthy Homes Winners! 

  • Housing Authority of Jackson County, Medford, OR—Livewell: Active for Life (Cross-Program)
  • LifeSTEPS, Sacramento, CA—Housing Plus Services: RN Coaching (Multifamily Housing) 
  • Asian Pacific Self-Development Residential Association, Stockton, CA—Community Health Connections (Public Housing)
  • Home Forward, Portland, OR—Radon Testing and Mitigation in Public Housing (Policy Innovation)
  • The University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA—Home Environmental Interventions to Improve the Health of Older Adults (Research)

Questions? Please e-mail hudaward@neha.org.

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