|Bradenton, FL (October 24, 2013) Manatee County Habitat for Humanity has received the 2013 LEEDership award for the outstanding Affordable Home Project from the U.S. Green Build Council, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. Habitat’s Hope Landing community in Ellenton received the award for LEED certified homes that “demonstrate a holistic approach towards project design and execution and development of innovative solutions to unique design challenges posed by the Gulf Coast of Florida.”
Manatee Habitat will discuss the collaborative approach to sustainable home building that resulted in this award at an upcoming event “ The Keys to Building Sustainable and Affordable Homes-The Habitat Way” on Wednesday, November 13th from 8:30-10:00am at the Hampton Inn and Suites conference center located at 975 University Blvd (next to SRQ airport.) For more information on Manatee Habitat and its programs, contact Diana Shoemaker, Executive Director at 748-9100.
MANATEE COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Manatee County Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to building homes in partnership with low-income families who need safe, decent, affordable housing. The Manatee County Habitat for Humanity Affiliate was chartered in 1994 and has built 109 homes with the help of donors, families and volunteers. Habitat for Humanity houses are sold to qualified partner families for no profit and financed with affordable, interest-free loans that are financed by Habitat, http://www.manateehabitat.org/