WHO Housing and health guidelines

Recommendations to promote healthy housing for a sustainable and equitable future

Improved housing conditions can save lives, prevent disease, increase quality of life, reduce poverty, and help mitigate climate change. Housing is becoming increasingly important to health in light of urban growth, ageing populations and climate change.

The WHO Housing and health guidelines bring together the most recent evidence to provide practical recommendations to reduce the health burden due to unsafe and substandard housing.

Read more and get the full report at : https://www.who.int/sustainable-development/publications/housing-health-guidelines/en/