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  • Next Step / July 10, 2017

    Clarence Davis’ Story

    Clarence Davis has lived through a firefighter’s worst nightmare: he answered a fire call for his home. “I was on a 36-hour shift and 16 hours into it we got a call. The address was for next door but halfway there they said it was my address,” said Clarence. “I lost everything but the bed. … Continued

  • Next Step / July 10, 2017

    Donald & Brittney Jones’ Story

    High school sweethearts that needed more space, Joey and Brittney both come from military families. They met early in life because their parents served together in the National Guard, and married shortly after graduating high school. Now they, and their many pets, are enjoying a brand new ENERGY STAR® home. Joey and Brittney Jones both … Continued

  • Next Step / July 10, 2017

    Erika Ortiz’s Story

    Erika Ortiz, widowed, is raising two teenage girls on her own, while also supporting her mother. The three generations of women all lived in a one-bedroom mobile home that needed major repairs. Even though Erika runs her own cleaning business, her annual income was only $17,000 – fifty percent of the Arizona Median income – … Continued

  • Next Step / July 10, 2017

    Jennifer Quintana’s Story

    It’s been almost three years since Jennifer Quintana became the owner of a new ENERGY STAR® modular home in Monte Vista, Colorado. Until then, Jennifer had been renting for many years. She and her family dealt with cramped apartments, high utility bills and difficult landlords. As a single parent, Jennifer worked extremely hard to provide … Continued