Rowe Street, Morristown

Project Address: Rowe Street, Morristown
Build #37-38: completed 2008 – first “Interfaith Build” – first partnership with the Madison Affordable Housing Corporation
Type:

  • Duplex
  • New Construction
  • 3 Bedrooms in Each

Seventeen area congregations of different faith traditions joined together to provide funding, planning, construction management and all the volunteer labor and services needed. This duplex was awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR rating, based on tight construction and ducts, effective heating and cooling systems, effective insulation, high-performance windows and the use of energy-efficient products.

Families:
A single father, with 1 child and his mother. He is originally from Ecuador and works as a machine operator.
A couple with 2 children. Both parents are hard-working immigrants, one from El Salvador and one from Honduras. She has worked as a food preparer and as a housecleaner. He is employed in recycling.