Thursday, September 20, 2018
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
A Place to Build- Habitat's GreenWood Neighborhood
In the spring of 2011, we broke ground on the first of 20 homes that will be built in our GreenWood neighborhood. Now with nearly seven years under our belts and with the first five families moved in to their new energy-efficient homes, we are proving that sustainable housing can and should be beautiful and affordable for all.
GreenWood is an example of what’s possible in the green building industry, beautifully demonstrating that efficient, ecological building practices can ensure lasting affordability for our hardworking partner families. Through numerous community meetings about design and homeowner input sessions, we have honed our plans for the site and its structures, creating an inviting community that sits lightly on the land. Children can enjoy Harris Park and walk to neighboring Green Valley School. There are plans in place for a Community Barn for residents to use.
Join us as we build the rest of this 20 home model neighborhood of sustainable, integrated community design.
Since March 1st, four teams have been competing to see who can raise the most money for Watauga Habitat's affordable homeowner program. ...