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Increasing evidence shows that home environments have an impact across the life course on health and wellbeing. Cold, damp and accident prone homes increase risks for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, poor mental health and excess winter deaths.

Local authorities, public health professionals and the voluntary and community sector have a variety of options for positively impacting the privately owned, privately rented and social housing sectors.

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Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Housing & Health Resource 


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