The Healthy Home Technical Studies (HHTS)
program is a
competitive grant program that is announced annually through HUD's
SuperNOFA (Notice of Funding Availability) publication in the Federal
Register. The HHTS program announcement is now combined with the Lead
Technical Studies Program announcement in a single NOFA. The
of Funding Availability is published online.
overall program objective is to gain knowledge to improve the efficacy
and cost-effectiveness of methods for the evaluation and control
of housing-related health and safety hazards. The program, part
of HUD's Healthy Homes Initiative, is particularly
focused on children's health.
of particular interest to HUD include, but are not limited to, the
- Developing validated assessment tools and improving environmental
- Improving upon current residential Integrated Pest Management
- Improving indoor air quality.
- Evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of interventions
to address high-priority residential health and safety hazards.
HHTS Grant Applicants
and not-for-profit institutions located in the U.S., state and units
of local general government, Federally recognized Native American
tribes, and for-profit organizations.
Levels of Funding
Since its inception in 1999 the program has awarded approximately
$1.5 to $3 million in grant funds annually. Individual grant awards
have ranged from approximately $200,000 to $1 million. Previously