September 1999, Vol. 1, Issue 2
President Visits Oglala Lakota Housing Models
"There is no more crucial building block to a strong community and a promising future than a solid home." With those words, President Bill Clinton opened "Shared Visions: Native American Homeownership and Economic Development Summit," July 8, on the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
The Pine Ridge Lesson
National pilots, demonstration projects, and technology field evaluations are an important part of the PATH goal to accelerate the creation and widespread use of advanced housing technologies.
Products To Change the Way Americans Live
Hot water-on-demand system, low-VOC paints and finishes, geothermal heat pumps, and tubular skylights.
Durability R&D; Seeks Answers for Builders/Homeowners
Failures in the 1980s and 1990s associated with fire retardant-treated plywood, OSB siding, hardboard siding, and exterior insulated finishing systems have made durability an important concern of builders and consumers.
Focus on PATH's Federal Partners
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is a valuable federal PATH partner. Three USDA agencies are especially active in housing: the Forest Service; the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service; and the Rural Housing Service.
Under the PATH Roof
Protecting Your Home in Severe WindsTips from FEMA
Calendar of Events
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