SF Environment is collaborating with community stakeholders to develop a plan to transform the community’s vision of healthy homes and neighborhoods into achievable goals and actions. San Francisco Healthy Homes used a framework called Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP), involving several assessments and prioritizing goals and actions with community input.
Asthma is a public health problem, especially among poor families. Many factors can contribute to asthma, including mold, dust, pests and certain cleaning products and pesticides. We strive to improve indoor air quality, reduce toxic chemical exposure and promote safer pest management programs.
San Francisco is habitat for 800,000 people – meeting needs for space to work, play, and learn; for food, water, and air; for community with local flora and fauna. SF Environment provides support for urban agriculture and forestry and green buildings, helping residents and businesses harness environmental opportunities.