Efficient housing project moves forward in Chicago despite loss of key architect

Energy News Network: A Chicago nonprofit is forging ahead with an energy efficient housing project, despite the loss of a key partner earlier this year to COVID-19.

With ongoing unrest across the country, there has been a growing emphasis on social justice issues such as affordable housing and revitalizing disinvested neighborhoods. For Naomi Davis, founder of Blacks in Green on Chicago’s South Side, this is familiar territory. She and her organization have been focused on these areas for a dozen years, with an added emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainable development.

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