Healthy Housing

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What Are the Links Between Housing and Health?

Your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code,” said David Erickson, director of the Center for Community Development Investments at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, at Thursday’s “Are Our Neighborhoods Making Us Sick?” webinar.

The event, hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, explored the links between public health and community development. More…


State Senator looks to amend Michigan Right to Farm Act, let Detroit regulate urban farming

Via Scoop.itFood, Policy, and Access

Democratic state Sen. Virgil Smith is preparing to introduce legislation later today that would exempt Detroit from a provision in the state’s Right to Farm Act that restricts municipalities from exercising regulatory authority over agriculture.