The Green Chair Project Advocacy Fact Sheets
We lead a collective effort responding to our neighbors in need by sharing furnishings to create safe, nurturing, & healthy homes.
- Everyone deserves to live in a well-equipped home.
- Home furnishings create environments that promote positive health outcomes and reduce homelessness.
- Our partnerships and community of support strengthen our collective impact to meet essential needs
Click on a topic or link to to see our fact sheets or to learn more on how Green Chair is impacting our community.
The pandemic has exposed the ongoing need for greater access to affordable housing, especially as the City of Oaks continues to expand its roots. The Green Chair Project’s interventions offset housing costs to make living in Wake County more affordable.
The Road Ahead for Low-Income Renters
Living Wage Calculator for Wake County
Furnishings turn homes into places where household members feel safe and affirmed. Empirical evidence indicates the reduction in stress associated with these confirming experiences improves health over the life course.
Relationship between Healthy Homes and Social Determinants of Health
Research shows that lack of sleep contributes to high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, depression, and dementia. Sleep deficits disproportionately affect people of color and individuals of lower socioeconomic means.
Need for Children’s Beds in Wake County
When you donate to the Green Chair Project, you protect our community’s natural environment. When you shop with the Green Chair Project, you reduce our community’s carbon footprint.
Estimated Carbon Footprint of Home Furnishings
Triangle Fares Poorly in ‘Renter Wage Gap,’ Study Says
North Carolina rental prices increasing faster than national average
Cary family’s apartment rent keeps rising even as the COVID pandemic curtails income