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Financing Energy Efficiency in Low-Income Multifamily Rental Housing: A Progress Update from the Low Income Investment Fund

Low Income Investment Fund financing energy efficiency
LIIF's article provides information on the challenges of financing energy efficiency retrofits in multifamily affordable housing and highlights its efforts to find financing solutions.
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Low Income Investment Fund
Year: 
2014
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Categories: 
Scaling Up Financing
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Financing
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