Betty Durrance Helped by Weatherization

Betty Durrance said her breathing problems used to flare up inside her Hastings home. She didn’t realize that her 30-year-old air conditioning unit was harming the air quality. “I had real bad breathing problems,” she said. Then she heard about the weatherization program offered by the St. Johns Housing Partnership. The program helps low-income residents…

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Learn to Reduce Utility Expenses Through ‘Weatherization’ Demonstration

The St. Johns Housing Partnership will demonstrate how to help lower utility bills and improve air quality at home during a weatherization demonstration today. The demonstration will be at the Home Depot in St. Augustine on U.S. 1 from 10:30 a.m. to around 5 p.m. A weatherization specialist with the housing partnership will educate people about weatherization…

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The Lord’s Work

For the past 27 years, volunteer teens and adults from St. Catherine’s have been coming to St. Augustine for week-long stays on two occasions each summer to perform a variety of tasks for the elderly and others in need. There were nearly a dozen that mid-July afternoon performing a variety of activities at Bing’s home.…

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Conservation, Weatherization in the News

Earth Day is coming early to Hastings. From noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hastings Branch Library, Flagler College Students in Free Enterprise will present Conservation Cadets Day. Earth-friendly activities and information will be the order of the day as the SIFE kids help Hastings reduce, reuse and recycle. Jovie Reese and Kaila Davisson from…

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KEEP

Are you struggling to pay your mortgage due to loss of income, change of household circumstances or increase in expenses? We have HUD Certified Counselors to help you explore every option. SJHP is a regional, non-profit, HUD-certified housing counseling agency offering a number of services and programs to inform you about the default and foreclosure process and…

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BUY

SJHP buys houses in targeted communities, whose viability has been and continues to be damaged by the economic effects of properties that have been foreclosed upon or abandoned. SJHP utilizes multiple funding sources and donations to apply green retrofits to each property we purchased.

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