Post-Disaster Resources NEW! Added 8/30/17

Rebuild Healthy Homes:  Guide to Post Disaster Restoration for a Safe and Healthy Home (HUD)

Hurricane Season Public Health Preparedness, Response & Recovery Guidance for Response & Recovery Workers (CDC Sept 2017)

These two resources were developed (and since updated) by housing professionals in response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and subsequent floods in 2016 in Louisiana.

Flood Recovery: LaHouse Resource Center (Louisiana State University)

Mold Removal Guidelines

Children's Health In the Aftermath of Floods

The above resources are for working in disaster-affected areas. The content is not in the current HHE exam per se.

Key References

PDF icon CDC Healthy Housing Reference Manual

 CDC Healthy Housing Inspection Manual

 EPA IPM of Rodents

 EPA Lead RRP Brochure

 EPA Moisture Control Guide

 EPA Indoor Environmental Retrofit Protocols

 NCHH Housing Interventions and Health

 Optimal RH for Health HVAC Handbook

 HUD Healthy Homes Issues - Residential Assessment

 HUD Residential Assessment


Standards

 National Healthy Housing Standard


Sample Checklists

 Healthy Home Assessment Field Report with Education Pages


Important Publications

 EPA Indoor AirPlus Construction Specifications

 NCHH Green Analysis

 NIOSH IEQ Alert On Mold

 WHO Burden of Disease Inadequate Housing

 WHO Guidelines for Dampness and Mold in Buildings


Educational Materials

 Help Yourself to a Healthy Home (English)

 Help Yourself to a Healthy Home (Spanish)

 What are Asthma Triggers

 Homes IPM