The "Healthy Homes" model promoted by the National center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) is a concept that promotes safe, decent, and sanitary housing as a means for preventing disease and injury. The "Healthy Homes" model is based on the Seven Principles of Healthy Housing, which are to keep a home:
- Dry - Safe
- Clean - Contaminant Free
- Pest-Free - Maintenance
Concerns and Complaints
Environmental Health receives numerous inquiries from the public regarding non-healthy homes issues (substandard housing conditions or housing complaints) in residential living units.
If you have an unsafe or unhealthy housing issue that cannot be remediated through first contact your landlord, please notify the appropriate code enforcement agency listed in the links below.