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Pennsylvania is Getting Tighter Regulations for Recovery Homes. Will They Improve a Faulty System?

Share List The reason Bristol, Pa., officials pursued recovery home ordinances for their township was simple: “People were dying” in unregulated homes, said Bristol Township Council President Craig Bowen. In Philadelphia, there are many recovery homes that have little oversight. But, according to regulations passed in August 2016, Bristol recovery home owners have several boxes…

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Balancing the Sound Rationale for Smoke-Free Housing with Tenant Concerns

Share List Webinar: Balancing the Sound Rationale for Smoke-Free Housing with Tenant Concerns With the new HUD rule requiring that all public housing go smoke free, both public housing authorities and other housing providers are adopting and implementing smoke free policies.   Technical assistance is available to housing providers through the Health Promotion Council and other…

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Webinar: Integrating Health and Wellness in Supportive Services Programs

Share List Webinar: Integrating Health and Wellness in Supportive Services Programs Delivering on-site health and wellness services to residents in affordable housing communities can be a cost-effective alternative to residents going without: due to costs (copays), transportation challenges and coordination with family members. Supportive housing can improve access to health care by offering on-site health…

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