5 sites listed

 

Enertia Building Systems
http://www.enertia.com/
Although this site is slow to load, it provides excellent information about “a method of building homes and offices in which natural renewable materials, energy efficient, natural forces are used to create a comfortable environment without the use of fuel or electricity.” The science behind the technology, products, cost-efficiency, design, construction, links to related sites, and countless photographs of existing homes and projects are all detailed on this site as well.
Rating: Excellent
Location: Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, North Carolina, National, Private Business, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable
 
Jacksonville Community Development Department
http://www.ci.jacksonville.nc.us/develop.htm
This site includes information about Jacksonville’s home repair programs, Fair Housing, and home ownership assistance. Contact information as well as other Department services and links are also provided.
Rating: Informative
Location: Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, North Carolina, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Neighborhood / Community
 
North Carolina Consolidated Plan
http://www.commerce.state.nc.us/commerce/commasst/plan/toc.html
North Carolina has created a detailed Consolidated Plan to “provide decent housing, to provide a suitable living environment, and to expand economic opportunity.” There is a wealth of information provided on this page about homelessness, tax-credits, affordable housing, zoning, community development, action plans, block grants, and housing persons with disabilities and severe illnesses.
Rating: Excellent
Location: North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, North Carolina, State / Regional / Local, Index / Periodical, Affordable / Assisted, Disability Concern, Fair housing, Legal / Policy, Neighborhood / Community, Hospice / Healthcare, Shelter / Homeless
 

 

North Carolina Fair Housing Center
http://ncfhc.infozone.com/
“The NCFHC promotes public awareness of Fair Housing issues through education and outreach activities.” Information provided on this page includes discrimination signals, detailed civil rights, and contact information for other housing resources in North Carolina.
Rating: Informative
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, North Carolina, State / Regional / Local, Fair housing
 
Westwood Cohousing
http://westwoodcoho.home.mindspring.com/westwood.html
The site for a newly constructed cohousing community in rural North Carolina includes information about cohousing, site and floor plans, community meeting minutes, the history of Westwood, and various energy efficient and environmentally friendly techniques used in construction. Details on how to join Westwood or other cohousing communities is also provided.
Rating: Recommended
Location: Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Related pages: USA, USA, North Carolina, State / Regional / Local, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / Community, Cohousing / Cooperative