The quality of housing has major implications for people’s health. Poor housing is associated with a wide range of health conditions such as respiratory diseases including asthma, cardiovascular diseases, injuries, mental health and infectious diseases including tuberculosis, influenza and diarrhoea. .
At least 16 per cent households in the capital still do not have access to piped water supply, states the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. As opposed to 81.3% in 2015, 83.42% of households in Delhi received piped water supply in 2016 says the Economic Survey of Delhi, 2017-18.