Healthy Housing Updates


2018 ANNUAL MEETING - Registration Open! 

 March 26th 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

March 27th 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us for our one in-person meeting of the year!

Our 2018 meeting will be in Sacramento (see details below) and will include:

Day One (3/26):

Guest speakers covering:

  • Proactive rental housing inspection policies
  • Smoke-free housing strategies: balancing public health and tenant rights

Discussions on coalition priorities and goals for 2018

Day Two (3/27):

Option 1: Visit representative at the state capitol

Option 2: Half-day session including:

  •  Discussion with the Department of Housing and Community Development on updates to Title 25 housing regulations
  • Training on code enforcement issues from the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers

 Meeting Registration Deadline: March 9th  


Registration Fee: To help offset the costs of the annual meeting, there will be a small registration fee to cover the cost of food (continental breakfast and lunch will be provided each day)

 $35 to attend both days

$25 to attend day one only (3/26)

$15 to attend day two only (3/27)

Scholarships can be requested at registration

Travel Stipends: Limited full and partial travel stipends are available to assist those whom otherwise could not attend. Travel stipends can cover air or train fare, mileage, tolls, parking, and/or taxi/shuttles. For those staying for Day 2, limited funds are available to cover hotel costs. Awards are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Stipends are limited to one per organization. However, if funds remain available after March 2nd, additional stipends requests will be considered. You can apply for travel and hotel stipends when you register.

For additional information on sponsorship or the meeting contact Brandon Kitagawa at:

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Meeting Location – The Sierra Health Foundation, 1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento

 Sac Map

Follow this link for directions:

Hotel Information

We have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate ($95+tax) at the Courtyard Sacramento Airport Natomas within walking distance from the Sierra Health Foundation. You can make your reservations under the Department of Public Health Block by following this link or calling 916-922-1120 by February 25th.

Courtyard Sacramento Airport Natomas

2101 River Plaza Dr.

Sacramento, CA 95833

Sponsored By:

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                                                     Impact Assessment


June 2016

CHHC Members Recognized for Innovations in Healthy Housing Policy

HUD Award            CHHC HUD Award - web    

On behalf of CHHC, Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP) was awarded the HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes for Innovations and Acheivement in Public Policy.  The award honors our track record in state policy solutions to local housing challenges, including:

  • Making California the first state in the nation to add visible mold as an enforceable substandard housing condition.
  • Providing all jurisdictions in the state with the authority to require landlords to address pest infestations.
  • Requiring those cited for a pest infestation to also address any underlying substandard housing condition that contributes to the infestation.
  • Ensuring tenants are provided notificatoin about pesticide use by landlords.  

CHHC members could not have accomplished these policy wins without strong partners, including California State Senators Ben Hueso and Holly Mitchell, who championed these issues in the legislature.  RAMP and CHHC are also grateful to the Kresge Foundation for supporting our healthy housing efforts since 2011.

A big congratulations to all our members!


See previous updates



CHHC members address healthy housing from multiple perspectives. As a result, the coalition’s priorities represent a comprehensive approach towards achieving healthy housing for all. CHHC organizes itself into three workgroups focused on the following priorities:

  • Code Enforcement – addressing substandard housing conditions, including pest infestations and mold, through modifications to code and improvements to code enforcement practice

  • Green, Healthy, and Affordable Housing – ensuring that green building is both healthy and accessible at all income levels

  • Healthy Housing Indicators – creating evidence-based criteria for healthy housing

Dates:        March 26th 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m


The mission of CHHC is to provide leadership to promote healthy, safe, energy efficient, and affordable housing for all residents in California. The coalition’s diverse membership, including housing rights and social justice organizations, public health advocates, local, state, and federal government agencies, and other experts on housing, indoor air quality, and health, comes together to provide resources, expertise, and advocacy for statewide policies to promote and protect healthy housing, with particular attention on low income communities and communities of color.



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