Photo of the Week: September 21, 2012

Empowerhouse, the passive solar house first designed as an entry into the 2011 Solar Decathlon, will soon become home to two Washington, DC families. Parsons The New School for Design Dean Joel Towers and DC Habitat Interim President & CEO Susanne Slater joined volunteers from sponsor company Jones Lang Lasalle and DC DHCD this year for a wall-raising on the homes’ permanent site at Gault Place Northeas

DC Habitat believes that everyone deserves a house they want to call home. That's why we work to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the nation's capital by building (and rehabilitating) affordable, energy- and resource-efficient homes for people in need.