Leaders in Spartanburg, South Carolina assessed existing innovations happening locally as part of the city’s participation in the national Way to Wellville challenge.
The Underline is a plan to transform the land below the southern half of Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile urban trail and linear park, studded with community spaces, event facilities, recreational amenities, and natural features.
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a structured process that brings together scientific data, public health expertise, and stakeholder input to identify the potential health effects of a proposed policy, plan, program, or project. Based on an objective and thorough analysis of these potential effects, an HIA offers practical recommendations for ways to minimize risks and… more »
This HIA explores project-level implications of recommendations made in the HIA of Georgia’s 2015 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) for Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).
Framing the Local Context and Estimating the Health Impact of CPPW Obesity Prevention Strategies in Los Angeles County, 2010-2012
A few studies have described the range and health impacts of obesity prevention strategies in local communities supported by the Communities Putting Prevention to Work program.
Housing Policy is Health Policy – A Health Impact Assessment of Georgia’s 2015 Qualified Allocation Plan for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.
This health impact assessment (HIA) examined how public health perspectives could be more strongly incorporated into affordable housing policy in Georgia through the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), overseen by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and updated on an annual basis. Overall, affordable housing investments were found to improve health and quality of life, and… more »
The purpose of this document is to provide the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Consortium and the larger Mid-South community with recommendations for ensuring that the final Greenprint Plan has the greatest positive impact on public health throughout the region.
Using a Health in All Policies Approach to Address Social Determinants of Sexually Transmitted Disease Inequities in the Context of Community Change and Redevelopment
Fort McPherson in Atlanta, GA, recently ceased operations as a military installation and will soon begin redevelopment. What are the opportunities to improve the health of the surrounding neighborhoods at the same time? This report provides maps of neighborhood data, policy opportunities suggested by local officials, and pictures from community members of neighborhood assets they… more »
The Fort McPherson BRAC redevelopment was explored as a case study of a 25 approach to large-scale redevelopment.