The Center for Active Design is pleased to announce the publication of a policy brief on the impact of active design in affordable housing. This policy brief is a set of recommendations prepared by the Center for Active Design, based on a pilot study conducted by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The pilot study was conducted in the Arbor House residential development in the South Bronx, New York; and a follow up data collection occured in Propsect Plaza in Brownsville, New York to examine the impact of Active Design strategies on residents' health.
Suggested Citation: Abigail Clafin, Nur Asri, Reena Agarwal, Suzanne Nienaber, Center for Active Design. Understanding the Impact of Active Design in Affordable Housing: Insights for Policy Makers and Developers, 2016.
Funding for this policy brief was generously provided by the New York State Health Foundation.