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Clean Power Plan Opportunities for Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing

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A new federal rule requires states to reduce certain carbon emissions. The Clean Power Plan creates an historic opportunity to increase energy efficiency in affordable rental housing, because those investments will provide a cost-effective way to meet the

A new federal rule requires states to reduce certain carbon emissions. The Clean Power Plan creates an historic opportunity to increase energy efficiency in affordable rental housing, because those investments will provide a cost-effective way to meet the new requirements. 

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2015
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Efficiency Potential
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Recent Resources

Last year, EEFA developed a story toolkit to help energy efficiency advocates to tell meaningful stories. The toolkit includes an interview guide, helpful suggestions for equipment, and a story report form to help us collect stories. The toolkit is included below.

Preceding the passage of the new tax bill, EEFA states sent sign on letters explaining the importance of federal programs like the Housing Credit, Section 8 project-based rental assistance, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Private Activity Tax Exempt Bonds and the Weatherization Assista

Commercial PACE for Affordable Multifamily Housing

C-PACE is a financing structure that enables owners of commercial, industrial and multifamily residential properties to obtain affordable, long-term funds for 100% of the cost of energy and water efficiency retrofits (as well as for distributed generation investments).