Hilda Olivarria, 55, has lived in the same modest Tucson house for 32 years. Since she became disabled in 1994, there’s been little money for upkeep—even less since she started caring full time for three grandchildren five years ago. This spring she was hoping the ancient, rusting cooling unit on her roof could limp through one more searing Arizona summer. … Back to Article
- Energy inefficiency bleeds money.
- Many homeowners can’t afford the fixes.
- Can federal stimulus funds plug the holes?