Building affordable housing is hard, but so is changing minds about where to build it
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Lots of communities aren't friendly to lower-cost housing developments. Also, conservationists worry about protecting Texas' Big Bend National Park.
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Measures include supporting the production of mobile homes and tiny houses, and piloting new ways of financing. But federal money isn't all it will take to change how, and where, people want to live.
Visitor numbers have skyrocketed at Big Bend, prompting calls for a wilderness designation to better protect the park’s pristine landscape.
Between a quarter and a third of U.S. households are said to be energy insecure, and many don't qualify for aid.
Hunter Read traded in his day job for long hours and the physically demanding task of crafting artsy marbles. And he loves it.