27 Nov '12, 10pm

@BluHomes teams up to offer eco-friendly housing for homeless in CA.

@BluHomes teams up to offer eco-friendly housing for homeless in CA.

Aerial rendering of the eco-friendly Oma Village project for homeless families. (Blu Homes) California- and Massachusetts-based green precision home builder Blu Homes announced that it has partnered with nonprofit Homeward Bound of Marin on a critically needed permanent, supportive housing project for homeless families in Marin County, California. With the Oma Village project, Blu Homes and Homeward Bound will transform the run-down former site of an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center into a thriving, eco-friendly community of 14 compact one- and two-bedroom family homes. When completed in fall 2013, the new homes will provide dignified housing and a supportive community for low-income families working their way out of homelessness through employment, job training, and/or education. Features of Oma Village will include a staff-managed community space, laundry, and comp...

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