Shelters of Saratoga saves homeless from dangerously frigid temperatures

The cold came early this year, and that has left many homeless people vulnerable to below-freezing temperatures. Thanks to Code Blue Saratoga, these men and women can come in from the cold. Karen Gregory, Executive Director for Shelters of Saratoga, drives the 10-person van around Saratoga Springs picking up people…

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HomeFront working on the frontlines to keep low-income seniors in safe, warm homes

Owners of older mobile homes can face a number of challenges: water damage, wiring that isn’t up to code, damaged insulation, and roofing issues. Plus, many don’t hold heat well, which leads to high energy costs. In fact, owners may pay several hundred dollars a month for fuel. And if…

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Habitat for Humanity levels up Sheridan Hollow

Habitat for Humanity Housing

In 2015, Habitat for Humanity of the Capital District, with $600,000 in financing from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, completed the construction of 13 affordable, energy-efficient homes in Albany’s Sheridan Hollow neighborhood. This project was just the latest phase of residential development for this neighborhood, with included the construction of 30 Habitat homes including both new construction and rehab.In 2015, Habitat for Humanity of the Capital District, with $600,000 in financing from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, completed the construction of 13 affordable, energy-efficient homes in Albany’s Sheridan Hollow neighborhood. This project was just the latest phase of residential development for this neighborhood, with included the construction of 30 Habitat homes including both new construction and rehab.

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