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Better Design for Low-Cost Homes

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Better Design for Low-Cost Homes

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Better Design for Low-Cost Homes

Better Design for Low-Cost Homes

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Low-income housing doesn't have to look like low-income housing. After tossing the issue around, The Institute of Classical Architecture, or ICA, joined with the home builders Habitat for Humanity. Together, they came up with blueprints for homes that would be both affordable and stylish.

Farai Chideya talks with Paul Gunther, president of the ICA. They are joined by Detricka Brown, a single mom who recently moved into her new Victorian-style home in Savannah, Georgia.