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.
States will soon create plans to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants. The Clean Power Plan gives states lots of flexibility to decide how to meet their emissions target.