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Extreme Heat and Poor Air Quality

Health Impacts and What to do

Everyone is at risk of heat-illnesses in the summer, and social housing tenants are at increased risk because they often have fewer resources.



Communication with Tenants

Building managers and housing providers should communicate with tenants and building staff about the risks of extreme heat and poor air quality, the signs and symptoms of related illnesses, and how to stay safe.

How to Cool a Space

There are different actions building operators, staff and tenants can take to cool a space.