FSS Medical Open House on December 28

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) of Jefferson Parish Housing will be hosting a MEDICAL OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, December 28th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., at the Community Center, which is located at 1718 Betty Street, Marrero, La. There will be blood pressure screening,…

New Study on Health Benefits of “Moving to Opportunity” Programs

WASHINGTON – Very-low income women who have the opportunity to move from high-poverty neighborhoods into lower poverty areas are significantly less likely to be extremely obese or to have diabetes.  Those are among the key findings of a study by the U.S. Department of Housing…

National Healthy Homes Conference in Denver on June 20-23

NATIONAL HEALTHY HOMES CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS RISKS FROM ASTHMA TO BEDBUGS WASHINGTON – All across America, there are homes that can actually harm those who live in them.  From lead-based paint that can poison children, to cancer-causing radon, to cockroach and bedbug infestations.  Next month,…