“Housing isn’t just a local issue. It’s a national and federal issue, and it’s also a really human issue”
@SuzyKhimm discusses @NBCNews report that found Dept. of Housing and Urban Development didn’t require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing https://nbcnews.to/2UfCv78
Some physical inspection scores in HUD-assisted properties are listed in HUD databases, @SuzyKhimm says of her housing report.
“Unfortunately, not all of that information is public,” Khimm says. “As properties have gone increasingly privatized...those scores are not public.”
.@NBCNews found at least 13 deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning in HUD housing since 2003, based on local news reports and data analysis.
“Those were the cases that we could run down and verify," @SuzyKhimm says at #IRE19. https://nbcnews.to/2KbCxuE
.@SuzyKhimm discusses impact of housing coverage at #IRE19
House Cmte. proposed grant program for installing carbon monoxide detectors https://nbcnews.to/2EGuRN7
Sen. Harris proposed bill requiring carbon monoxide detectors in federally subsidized housing https://nbcnews.to/2Hg9qW6
Dept. of Housing and Urban Development is drafting first federal rule requiring carbon monoxide detectors in public housing.
New requirement will go through the federal rulemaking process, which means it could be months before it's implemented. #IRE19 https://nbcnews.to/2KQz1aM
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