It was a beautiful, bright sunny day in Los Angeles on May 16, 2017.  USModular, Inc. partnered with New Economics for Women (NEW) to build four 1,471 sq. ft., 3 bedroom 2 bath homes with a covered front porch and attached 2 car garages.  These single story energy efficient homes feature:

9 Foot Sidewalls-Tile Surround Showers-Solid Surface Countertops-Rain Barrels-Laminate Floors-Dual Pane Windows-Cool Roof Shingles-Energy Star Appliances


New Economics for Women (NEW) is a Non-Profit Community Development Corporation based in Los Angeles. For 30 years, NEW has been dedicated to the economic security of women, especially immigrant women, in low-wealth communities. NEW believes the “Power of Place” has the ability to transform lives. That’s why their developments are centered on the needs of their residents. By combining affordable housing with services to meet the needs of its residents, NEW has developed several distinct communities in different geographic areas of Los Angeles including award winning and innovative community transformations.  Some of NEW outcomes of 2015-2016 include:

  • 1071 affordable housing units were offered to homeless single parent mothers and adult women, working Families and retired senior citizens in Los Angeles County and Denver Colorado
  • 5291 customers were stabilized through economic impact development services
  • 327 families attended NEW homebuyer workshop
  • 7 families were successfully prevented from going into foreclosure

USModular, Inc. is a design and build general contractor specializing in Off-Site Prefab Modular Construction in Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside and Santa Barbara Counties.  Using state of the art technology, USModular, Inc. can design, permit and build most projects in ½ time of a traditional site built home. 

USModular, Inc. has built single family homes up to large affordable housing projects using modular prefab construction which includes modular, manufactured and shipping container construction.  Visit  or contact Bill Cavanaugh at or (951) 679-9907 for more information.

Photo Credit:  Kathy Jo Ferreira