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2000 News

PATH Helps Bring Affordable, Sustainable Multi-Family Housing to the Capital Region
April 27, 2001
Takoma Village, a new PATH demonstration project in the Takoma section of upper northwest Washington. The neighborhood features a 43-unit cohousing development that serves as a model of energy and resource-efficient multi-family construction.

National Research Council Releases Assessment of PATH
March 21, 2001
The National Research Council has completed an assessment of the following aspects of the PATH program: overall goals, proposed approach to meeting the goals and the likelihood of achieving them, and measurements of progress toward achieving the goals. To read the report, click here.

1999 News

Solar Village Breaks Ground in Tucson's Inner City
December 3, 1999
On December 3 builders, utility executives, and government officials broke ground on Tucson's Armory Park del Sol, a development that offers the Nation's cities an exciting model for sustainable, affordable inner-city housing that incorporates solar energy and other advanced technologies.

Volunteers Transform Winning Design Into Affordable, Technology-rich House in One Week
November 3, 1999
Bob Vila, home building champion and television personality, opened his tenth Home Again season September 6 with a look at the Yonkers affordable housing project, cosponsored last year by the APA Engineered Wood Association, Premier Building Systems, Habitat for Humanity, Residential Architect Magazine, and PATH.

Best Practices, New Technologies Transform 183-year-old Abandoned Townhouse
October 29, 1999
Remodelers using modern business management programs and advanced technologies have transformed a rundown, red brick Philadelphia row house built in 1813 into a home ready for the 21st century. Click here to read more.

Builders Begin to Transform Industrial Site into Summerset Model Energy Efficient Community
May 20, 1999
Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill groundbreaking ceremony launched a construction project to transform a former waste site for the steel-making industry into a community of energy-efficient, affordable homes.

Village Green Unveils Energy-efficient, Affordable Homes
May 17, 1999
Village Green in Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley one of the Nation's first new communities to be built in association with PATH, opened its first models on May 13, 1999.

PATH National Pilot Civano Opens Nation's Largest Sustainable Living Development in Tucson
April 19, 1999
Civano is a 1,100-acre, mixed-use community that serves as a prototype for the next generation of housing and community development, incorporating traditional neighborhood design with the highest standards of resource conservation for 2,600 families. Click here to find out more about the first home to be completed

1998 News

HUD/PATH Book Spotlights Affordable Housing Projects Made Possible by Innovative Technologies
October 26, 1998
HUD released a study in October describing 63 award-winning housing projects that employ new ideas in housing development, design, and construction to lower home costs and increase opportunities for homeownership in the United States. Titled "Building Innovation for Homeownership," the book presents the housing projects according to the innovations they employ. Click here to read more.

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