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Weatherization News
Resources: A Strategy for Action to Advance Healthy Housing
Posted on February 05, 2013
On Monday, February 4th, the federal Healthy Homes Work Group (HHWG) launched the new Advancing Healthy Housing: A Strategy for Action. The Strategy lays out the goals and priorities of the HHWG to advance healthy housing initiatives for the next three to five years. The development of a comprehensive national strategy for improving the nation's housing stock, especially those homes occupied by families who may not be able to afford such improvements, across federal agencies is a critical step in the evolution of Weatherization Plus Health.
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Event: A Strategy for Action to Advance Healthy Housing
Posted on January 29, 2013
February 4, 2013; 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | National Building Museum – 401 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
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2013 NASCSP Award Nominations
Posted on December 06, 2012
NASCSP’s membership will recognize extraordinary contributions made to NASCSP and to the programs that NASCSP represents during the 2013 NASCSP Mid-Winter Training Conference at the Award Luncheon on February 28, 2013.
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The National Consumer Law Center’s Report Lauds WAP ARRA
Posted on December 04, 2012
On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), commonly known as the Federal Stimulus or Recovery Act. The President and Congress were responding to a global financial crisis, the likes of which the United States had not experienced since the Great Depression of the 1930s. This report focuses on:
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Cindy Homol Joins NASCSP as Conference Manager
Posted on November 26, 2012
Cindy joins NASCSP as a conference manager after serving in that role, as part of an independent meeting planning company, for NASCSP for the past 12 years.
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New Online Tool Helps Improve Safety and Energy-Efficiency of Low-Income Homes
Posted on November 01, 2012
The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), launched a new website today,, to connect low-income families with much-needed services and funding to reduce their homes’ health hazards and energy costs. The website provides vital tools and support for the network of service providers, vendors, and community services agencies that comprise the Weatherization Plus Health initiative?a nationwide effort to improve the health, safety, and energy-efficiency of homes for low-income families.
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NASCSP and the Partnership Celebrate One Millionth Home Weatherized Nationwide
Posted on September 27, 2012
NASCSP and the Partnership Celebrate One Millionth Home Weatherized Nationwide
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Report Paints Inaccurate Picture of State-of-the-Art Weatherization Assistance Program
Posted on March 20, 2012
Response to House Committee on Oversight and Reform Report
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Green jobs, pink slips: Weatherization cuts hit hard
Posted on March 05, 2012
The nation’s investment in weatherization is taking a nosedive, raising concerns that newly minted technicians trained to make homes more energy-efficient will soon find themselves scrambling for work even while there remains much work to be done.
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Weatherization Assistance Program Ranked as Second Highest Recovery Act Job Creator
Posted on January 31, 2012
The U.S. Department of Energy’s low-income Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) created or retained more than 13,000 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2011, ranking second out of approximately 200 federal programs funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act ).
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