Long wait list, contractor shortage put weatherproofing program out of reach for many

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 22, 2022 2:40 PM CT | Published: August 21, 2022 4:00 AM CT

An MLGW program allows some customers to make their homes more energy efficient — for free — but there’s a waiting list to get on the waiting list. 

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Weatherization Assistance Program Division of Housing and Community Development MLGW

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Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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