2019 has seen a number of important initiatives undertaken by the state to mitigate lead contamination in housing across the state. While programs have been available in the past, and a number of cities have undertaken their own initiatives, the state is now stepping-up with a number of new initiatives that seek to eliminate lead contamination in homes built prior to 1978.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Community Development for All People (CD4AP) received the Richard Baron Affordable Housing Award, part of the 2019 LOCUS Leadership Awards. Since 2012, the LOCUS Leadership Awards have honored real estate developers and investors, companies, and projects who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to public leadership, triple-bottom-line development, and smart growth.
Housing supply and affordability constitute ongoing challenges for communities of every size, and crafting an adaptable, comprehensive, and balanced housing strategy can be a daunting task. LocalHousingSolutions.org provides resources to help cities, towns, and counties develop comprehensive and balanced local housing strategies that enhance affordability, protect low-income residents from displacement, and foster inclusive neighborhoods.