Once Energy Inefficient, 100-Year-Old Placentia Farmhouse, Now A Shelter For The Homeless, Is Hailed

A century-old farmhouse in Placentia that was converted into a shelter for the temporarily homeless today was hailed as a model of environmental sustainability.  Supported by HomeAid Orange County and operated by Placentia Presbyterian Church, the charming two-story farmhouse was recently completely retrofitted with energy-efficient upgrades as part of a national sustainability program created by HomeAid America and Walmart.  To read full article: ...

$22M Orange County Housing Project Moves Dirt

Laura Archuleta, Jamboree president, says this team effort is also a prime example of how workforce housing can combine excellence with sustainability. “A large scale development such as Park Landing would not exist without the long-term, committed support of the Buena Park City Council and the former Redevelopment Agency. It represents the current best practices in our industry, and will also provide a substantial and sustainable boost to the local economy.” http://www.globest.com/news/12_327/orangecounty/multifamily/22M-Orange-County-Housing-Project-Moves-Dirt-320507.html...