Service Line Failure Can Cause Economic Shock

Dr. Juneseok Lee, formerly an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at San Jose State University, researched water service line failure, finding a significant portion of housing stock is […]

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Foundation Assists Homeless Veterans Organization

Shane D’Onofrio made helping homeless veterans his life’s work. Shane had special empathy for struggling veterans, since he had served himself and suffered an injury that caused mobility issues. He […]

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Economic Shock is Hidden Threat to One-Third of Americans

Economic shock, a large, unexpected expense such as a home system repair or sudden loss of income, is a hidden threat to your community. You may be surprised at how […]

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Sewer Line Failure Causes Financial Shock

Andrew had a sewer line failure and water was spreading across his living room. Despite his best efforts, he was losing ground. “We had a shop-vac in there, trying to […]

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Aging Infrastructure Spending and Tight Budgets Require Creative Funding

It is no surprise to local leaders that federal and state aging infrastructure spending has been dropping for years. However, cities are still faced with the issue of funding maintenance […]

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Plumbing Poses a Problem for Wichita Homeowner

Tony R. of Wichita had grown up in his grandparents’ home on Waco Avenue. He returned to the home that had been in his family since 1942 when it came […]

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Sewer Line Presents Problem to Homeowner

Melba B. had standing water in her yard. The Texarkana resident lived in the home her mother had built more than 50 years prior. The water in her yard caused […]

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Millennials Buying Housing Face Difficulties Finding Affordable Homes

Christie Myers, Managing Director of Opportunity Dallas, addresses the affordable housing challenges of Millennials. Felicia’s story isn’t unique, but her determination, despite the hand she’s been dealt, is admirable. A […]

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Home Repair Emergency Stories Shared by City Leaders

City leaders are often the first to hear from a resident when a utility line has failed. A home repair emergency can be expensive and inconvenient, and helping homeowners solve […]

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Sewer Line Warranty Saves Thousands for Homeowner

Sanitary sewer backups happen and it is not a pretty sight. Debris, grease, roots, pipe breaks, insufficient capacity and obstructions all cause sewage to back up into homes and businesses […]

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