housing

Miriam's Kitchen is changing soup kitchen culture.
Miriam's Kitchen is changing soup kitchen culture.
The George Washington University
Soup Kitchens traditionally just feed their guests, but Miriam's Kitchen has taken significant steps in helping the homeless beyond just food.
Sewanee: University of the South
Homelessness. How can Urban Sustainability exist with part of the community living with out the stability of a home. Nashville Tennessee's Green Street Church of Christ has joined the growing national trend of tiny homes for the homeless.    
Hemp has been uses for thousands of years by mankind and until last century in the United States it was common place. Farmers could benefit easily cause it grows like a weed and needs no pesticide or fertilizer. There are many products that could be... Read More
Planet Forward
What if we could save more energy and lower the costs of home ownership, simply by constructing them in a smarter way? The Habitat for Humanity organization is doing just that when constructing their new projects.
Do something small to save something big. By lowering our thermostats a mere 2 degrees we can save the CO2 output equivalent of driving over 600 miles.
Experts speaking on Capitol Hill about the state of post-disaster, interim housing provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and opportunities to improve the quality and value of this housing. After Hurricane Katrina, FEMA updated... Read More
Fall-out from the housing market bubble isn’t just affecting the suburbs of major metropolitan areas. Rural communities throughout the Rocky Mountain west are suffering too. Teton County Idaho with a population of fewer than 10,000 now has an... Read More