Monthly Archives: May 2015

BHP Toolkit

New from ULI: Building Healthy Places Toolkit ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment outlines evidence-supported opportunities for enhancing health outcomes in real estate developments. Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, and others involved in real estate decision making can use the report’s recommendations and strategies to create places that contribute to healthier people and communities, and to enhance and preserve value by meeting growing desires for health-promoting places. The report outlines 21 recommendations for promoting health at the building or project scale. These … Read More

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How Housing Matters

Introducing the How Housing Matters Website Housing is much more than shelter. A growing body of evidence increasingly shows that a quality, affordable home is essential for families and communities to thrive. How Housing Matters (http://howhousingmatters.org/) is the go-to place for the most rigorous research and practical information on how housing can contribute to: Better educational opportunities and outcomes for children. Stronger economic foundations for families and communities. Healthier people and neighborhoods. Funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and implemented by the Urban Land Institute, How … Read More

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