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People, governments, and organizations are addressing housing insecurity, homelessness, and affordable housing

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Shower Buses, Seals, & Notable Women - Good News This Week: October 22nd 2022

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Smart Sails, Renewable Energy, & Whirlpools - Good News This Week: October 15th 2022

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Building From Rubble: How To House Internally Displaced Ukrainians

There are more than eight million Ukrainians displaced within their own country — and housing is becoming a growing concern. People are banding together to creatively rebuild.
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28 Energy Efficient Swaps For Your Home & Garden

With energy costs and our collective concern for protecting the planet on the rise, many are looking for ways to conserve resources and cut costs. We've got your back...
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How This Solar Town Survived Hurricane Ian Shows the Promise of a Green Energy Future

The Babcock Ranch community near Ft Meyers shows building a resilient and low-carbon America will save both money and lives. We need to start now.
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This School on Wheels Delivers Tutoring — And Hope — For Homeless Students

School on Wheels is an organization that helps, assess the educational needs, and matches homeless kids living in six counties in California with tutors.
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Owls, Library Farms, & 3D-Print Homes - Good News This Week: August 27th 2022

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Can a New Encampment Strategy Get People Housed Permanently? Two Seattle Campers Find Different Answers

Grandma and Gonzo, two longtime campers moved from tents in an encampment near Bitter Lake to temporary housing in a hotel, as a step — they hoped — toward a permanent home.
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From Invisible to Activists: How Spain's Migrants Self-Organized To Fight for Their Rights

Spain’s convoluted immigration and naturalization laws make it harder for undocumented migrants to find a path to citizenship outside regularization. These are the stories of several groups that are fighting to get their rights and get legal residence.
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The Addresses of the Future Are Saving & Improving Lives

In India, a new way of identifying where people live is changing the lives of thousands whose homes never officially existed — until now.
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