habitat for humanity http://wemu.org en Habitat For Humanity Focusing On West Willow Neighborhood http://wemu.org/post/habitat-humanity-focusing-west-willow-neighborhood <p>Volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley will descend on Ypsilanti Township's West Willow neighborhood this weekend to help homeowners with chores like painting and cleaning out gutters.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A dozen or more homes will be targeted in Saturday's effort.&nbsp;</p><p>Habitat's focus on helping to revitalize the West Willow neighborhood is expected to continue for several years.</p><p>Find out more about Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley online:</p><p><a href="http://www.h4h.org/">http://www.h4h.org/</a></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:47:46 +0000 Bob Eccles 47252 at http://wemu.org Habitat For Humanity Focusing On West Willow Neighborhood Issues of the Environment: Habitat For Humanity Stewards Energy Savings http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-habitat-humanity-stewards-energy-savings <p>This week the discussion centers around dispelling the myths of affordable housing. New affordable housing is often equated with being "cheaply built." &nbsp;We didn't have a definitive answer on the subject, so we went looking. We found that quite opposite is true. &nbsp;</p><p>Our guest this week builds affordable homes in the Metro Detroit Region; quality and efficiency is what makes them affordable.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rob Nissly, Housing Director for Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">will discuss the connection between reigning in energy costs and homeownership for lower income residents of </span>Washtenaw<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County.<iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130817192&amp;color=000000&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:22:39 +0000 David Fair 40498 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Habitat For Humanity Stewards Energy Savings Habitat for Humanity Increases Housing Rehab Efforts http://wemu.org/post/habitat-humanity-increases-housing-rehab-efforts <p></p><p><a href="http://www.h4h.org/" target="_blank">Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley&nbsp;</a>continues to expand its offerings as the community deals with the lingering impact of the housing market downturn.&nbsp; Hear more from&nbsp;WEMU's&nbsp;Andrew&nbsp;Cluley.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:54:30 +0000 Andrew Cluley 18630 at http://wemu.org Habitat for Humanity Increases Housing Rehab Efforts