100 Thousand Homes by 2030
We dream big. We set goals to inspire. We are dogged and tenacious. Home ownership is increasingly less accessible to Black American and working class families, especially in the Asheville area. In 2021, a study found that the average listing price for a home in Buncombe County was $887,504, a price completely out of range for a city with a median household income of $49,930. The gap between Black homeownership and white in Asheville has remained wide and relatively unchanged for the last 60 years. To combat that, Wishbone aims to collaborate with 100,000 Black families and individuals to reach the goal of homeownership by 2030.
Buildher by Wishbone Tiny Homes
What if ‘homemaker’ were literally that — the person who created the home not just in spirit but in physical space? What if the women who create the culture inside the home were also influencing the culture of homebuilding? The Buildher facilitates capacity building for women and nonbinary people around general contracting, construction, and home repair.
Legacy Homesteads and Communities
The small footprint of tiny homes gives us all an opportunity to create more accessibility and equity in home ownership, and slow the rate of displacement. Municipalities can repurpose infill by adding Wishbone tiny homes; individuals can build a tiny home on their land; land trusts can create tiny home communities. Join Wishbone in building the solutions for a more vibrant community.
Offset the Costs of Housing
We have so many visionary ideas at Wishbone to create affordable housing, increase Black home ownership, and invest in our communities to make them more welcoming, accessible, and beautiful. If you believe in our projects, we welcome your financial contribution in solidarity.