The Damage of Eliminating Energy-Efficiency Programs

By Stacey Epperson, Next Step President & Founder (Note: This a part two of a three-part series exploring the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2018 budget. Read part one here.) A keystone in Next Step’s mission and work is energy-efficiency. This … Continue reading

Factory-Built & Affordable Homes in Waco

You can read the original version of this article here. Factory-Built & Affordable By Mike Copeland for the Waco Tribune-Herald A Clayton Homes plant on Imperial Drive will build a duplex to be assembled at North 19th Street and Mitchell Avenue, … Continue reading

NeighborWorks Waco and Clayton Homes Partner to Deliver Affordable Next Step Homes

NeighborWorks Waco and Clayton Homes have partnered with the Next Step Network to increase access to locally-built, energy-efficient, affordable homes for families in the region. The partners will hold a press conference on Monday, April 18 at 10 AM Central … Continue reading

Firefighter Replaces Home Lost in Fire with SmartMH

Clarence Davis has lived through a firefighter’s worst nightmare: he answered a fire call for his own home. “I was on a 36-hour shift and 16 hours into it we got a call. The address was for next door but … Continue reading

The First SmartMH KY Homebuyers

This story is part of Next Step’s SmartMH KY initiative and was originally posted here. Donald and Brittney Jones both grew up in Campbellsville, Kentucky, and have lived in the area their entire lives. They met during their early childhood … Continue reading