The city of Detroit has seen the worst of the economic recession, and although it is starting to emerge from the poverty that was created, the homes in the area could use a lot of work.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Boston Medical Center more than $450,000 in grants to help local children and families living in the Boston area reduce health and safety hazards within their homes.
The Cheyenne, Wyoming Housing Authority has been awarded a federal grant that is worth more than $34,000 to help its residents make improvements to their residences to create more healthy homes within the state.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded $93 million in grants to 39 local projects that will help protect children and families from hazardous materials that are often found in homes.
The process of finding a home that would be considered a healthy environment is one that many families are struggling with in the current economy.
A modern home with accommodations for pets and children has recently been built in Erin, Ontario, as the family sought a green residence that would be comfortable for the whole family.
The State of Rhode Island has received $594,000 in federal funding to help its residents identify and eliminate preventable health hazards that exist in their homes.
In an Applied Research Associates report, the organization outlined several key ideas that citizens could use to keep their home clean.
Several of the community members who were involved with building a new home for infants in Denver, Colorado, decided that the house should be built with green and sustainable technology.
The North Central Georgia arm of Habitat for Humanity held a First Nail Ceremony for four families at the location of where the construction has begun on new homes for the individuals.