Welcome to HomeFree

A national initiative supporting affordable housing leaders who are improving human health by using less toxic building materials.

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The Rose, Minneapolis MN; Architect: MSR; Development Partners: Aeon and Hope Community

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Posted on Aug 14, 2018 in General

HomeFree helped make the Liberty Bank Building a healthier place to live – What could it do for your project?

As part of our HomeFree program, Healthy Building Network partnered with Capitol Hill Housing (CHH) on a pacific northwest demonstration project at their Liberty Bank Building. The partnership provided information and research for CHH to explore and select healthier, alternative materials, and le...

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Posted on Jul 10, 2018 in General

HomeFree Receives Funding to Expand its Pioneering Work

The JPB Foundation has awarded Healthy Building Network funding to continue and expand the work of our pioneering HomeFree initiative, which improves the health of marginalized communities by advancing and accelerating the adopti...

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Posted on Jul 10, 2018 in General

New Sealant Category for Healthier Energy Efficiency Programs

Healthy Building Network has introduced a new sealant category on HomeFree, our national initiative supporting ...

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Posted on Apr 12, 2018 in General

It’s Not Just About VOCs: Select APE-free Paint, Too

Earlier this year, the Healthy Building Network (HBN) recommended specifying NPE-free paints in addition to low- or very low VOC paints to help protect human health and the environment. HBN is expanding this recommendation to include the broader category of chemical compounds known as APEs, ...

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