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"Toward a Living Affordable Future" - Free Guide by the International Living Insitute

Allison Friedman MA, United States 0 Ratings 335 Discussions 88 Group posts

Posted by: Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The Living Building Challenge Framework for Affordable Housing offers a pathway for multi-family
affordable housing projects to achieve the Living Building Challenge, either as Petal or Living Certified.

Truly sustainable, resilient housing will have a substantially positive effect on some of our most vulnerable populations. Freedom from monthly bills for water, heat and electricity will not only improve the financial health of struggling families, but also improve project economics. Further, low-income families, who disproportionately suffer negative health effects from poor air quality and exposure to high levels of toxins, will benefit from the Challenge’s high standards for both air quality and healthy building materials. A safe, healthy home that offers resilience and adaptability in the face of global climate change offers a platform for community development and economic empowerment.

Every person has a right to housing that is healthy, safe, affordable and environmentally sound.

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