The Cottages at Cypress

November/December 2015
A version of this article appears in the November/December 2015 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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November 01, 2015
A Net Zero Energy Low-Income Senior Housing Development
Fort Bragg, California, is a small, rural town in Mendocino County situated on a flat bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Over the last 20–30 years, Fort Bragg has seen a dramatic decline in the fishing and timber industries that traditionally sustained moderate incomes. This reality is reflected in 2010 census data that quantify Fort Bragg’s low-income population at 52%, at least half of whom are seniors.

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