The Green Housing Project (New Orleans) The Green Housing Study is a 12-month prospective cohort study, examining how green building practices affect indoor air quality and the health of asthmatic children ages 7-12 who live in HUD-subsidized (public housing and/or low-income) housing in New Orleans. This project is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Green Housing Study, a multi-city study evaluating housing factors that are energy efficient and have the potential to mitigate the negative health outcomes of low income children with asthma.

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The Green Housing Study (New Orleans) The Green Housing Study is a 12-month prospective study examining the impact of green housing practices on indoor environmental contaminant level and environmental health of low-income children with asthma. Eligible children will be recruited from HUD-subsidized housing in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research Project--Cooperative Agreements (U01)
Project #
1U01EH001130-01
Application #
8798142
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZEH1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Tulane University
Department
Public Health & Prev Medicine
Type
Schools of Public Health
DUNS #
053785812
City
New Orleans
State
LA
Country
United States
Zip Code
70118