Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity
Building Energy Efficient, Net Zero Communities in Chicagoland

Nicor Gas and Southern Company have announced a new partnership with the Fox Valley and Northern Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity affiliates to develop Smart Neighborhood™ affordable housing communities in Chicagoland. Two planned communities, one in Aurora and a second being developed in Northern Fox Valley, will total 30 single-family net zero homes equipped with a combination of renewable, electric, and natural gas technologies. Eligible residents will enjoy freedom from expensive mortgages and high energy bills, while reducing their carbon footprint.

  • Inquiries for press, donations or sponsorships, contact FVHH Executive Director, Jeffrey Barrett, at or 630.294.8575.
  • Inquiries for in-kind donations, please contact FVHH Funds Coordinator, Barbara Zegiel, at or 630.206.5038.

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