LUCHA’s Passive House is Certified!

LUCHA’s Passive House has officially been certified by the Passive House Institute US! Our Tierra Linda development features the first affordable, multi-family Passive House in the state and bridges green technology and housing affordability for low-income families. Located along the 606 Trail, Tierra Linda and its Passive House represent LUCHA’s commitment to mindful, sustainable community development and increasing neighborhood access to residents […]

2018 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

LUCHA’s Director of Affordable Housing, Charlene Andreas, presented on best practices and led tours of our Tierra Linda Passive House, the first affordable, multi-family, certified Passive House in Illinois, at the the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Greenbuild convenes professionals in architecture, construction, engineering, planning, and interior design who depend on thoughtful and ethical solutions to promote […]

Thank you for being with us!

Many thanks to everyone who joined us at the Passive House ribbon-cutting ceremony and subsequent community celebration at Simons Park to honor our Tierra Linda development. Relive the festivities via our photo album here, Moments like this inspire us to continue working towards the next ribbon-cutting! You can help us continue building healthy, sustainable, affordable housing by […]

Let’s Celebrate!

On Thursday, September 27th, LUCHA is hosting a free community celebration to honor Tierra Linda! Join us at Simons Park (1640 N Drake, Chicago), across the street from the Passive House, for food, live entertainment, community-building, and more! Featuring the first affordable, multi-family Passive House in Illinois, Tierra Linda demonstrates that high quality housing and […]

Grand Open: Tierra Linda

SAVE THE DATE: Join us for a community celebration to honor Tierra Linda. We’ll provide food, music, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and games – all you need to bring are your family and neighbors! Tierra Linda is LUCHA’s first sustainability-oriented development, bridging affordable housing with green technology for low-income residents of the City of Chicago. […]

Tierra Linda Building Updates

LUCHA’s Tierra Linda Project, Illinois’ first multi-family Passive House, is leading the way in sustainable, affordable development.   Check out the latest from one of the sites at 1421 N. Artesian Ave!  Construction crews recently used a large crane to lower walls into place on top of the foundation. Look through the photos here!

The Latest on Tierra Linda

Despite posting flyers in nearly every grocery store, partner organization’s office, and public park, LUCHA could not have expected such a strong turn out as they received when employees arrived at the Humboldt Park Residence on Thursday, September 21st. Families with small children, elderly couples, and men and women from as far away as Gary, […]

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