Demanding Weatherization and Housing Retrofits

Ideas and Issues

June 6, 2021 New Orleans Weatherization is old news in the United States. Such programs, though often woefully small, have been a staple of community action anti-poverty programs since the 1960s. Dilapidated and aging housing stock in lower income neighborhoods often meant atrociously high heating bills throughout the country. Shutoffs were common and emergency assistance …

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Weatherization Not Worth It? Say It’s Not So!

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues

Little Rock    For forty years, home weatherization has been one of those gold standard programs supposedly benefiting lower income families by tightening up their houses to the elements and thereby allowing them to save money on heating and electric bills. We have endorsed these programs, advocated them, and even participated in them over the years, …

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