There is no question that investing in energy efficiency upgrades has the potential to deliver substantial financial, environmental, and health benefits to building owners and residents.
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
Through a review of hundreds of HFA documents, including Qualified Allocation Plans, LIHTC applications, Design and Construction Guidelines, and other documents, NHT identified the most prominent strategies HFAs were using in 2016 to advance energy and water efficiency in Housing Credit propertie
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.