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Activists, Builders Debate Tougher Building Standards

13, 2009

Environmental activists are pushing Ohio to toughen building standards for new houses, so they’d be required to use the most energy-efficient insulation, doors, windows, and furnaces. Companies that build houses are warning – that kind of mandate could kill jobs and drag Ohio’s economy down even further. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.

Local Habitat Build It Again Store supports low income housing

December 18, 2006

Local recycling store provides service to customers and retailers while supporting low income housing.

“Deconstructed” Houses to Aid Columbus Habitat for Humanity

2, 2005

The City of Columbus has donated eleven houses to the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. The homes lie in the way of a road widening project and will be demolished after the local Habitat chapter salvages useable items from the structures.