Project Address: 501 Edith Road, Roxbury Township (Landing mailing address)
Build plan: completed in 2022
- Single-family home
- New modular construction
- 3 bedrooms
The mother, Senait, works at a school with special needs children and the father, Samuel, works in transportation. The family has three children.
A single-family home was built on a lot at the corner of Edith Road and Mansel Drive in the Landing section of Roxbury Township. This three-bedroom home includes two full bathrooms, a basement and an attached garage. The home is ENERGY STAR certified for energy efficiency. The land was donated by the Township of Roxbury along with a $20,000 contribution from their Affordable Housing Trust Fund.
The project officially kicked off on October 5, 2020, as part of the celebration of World Habitat Day. Teacher Frank Caccavale and thirty-five Roxbury High School students in his Structural Design & Fabrication course spent two school years building this home in two modules in the parking lot behind the high school.
Site preparation began in March 2022 with tree removal and excavation for the basement and foundation. The modules were transferred to the site with a crane on May 18 and secured to the foundation. The family moved in at the end of 2022.
Joyful home dedication – 2 minutes 9 seconds
All smiles at the home dedication – 40 seconds