HUD expands energy conservation challenge to apartments

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The good news is that HUD continues to modify and develop programs and policies to overcome these challenges in an effort to expand solar access to low-income Americans. Two specific policies which are helpful include HUD’s Energy Performance Contracting System and HUD’s Rate Reduction Incentive Program. Successful Approaches

PHA named as inaugural partner by DOE and HUD (Washington, DC – December 24, 2013) – The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the expansion of the President’s Better Buildings Challenge to include multifamily housing. DOE and HUD recognize the energy efficiency commitment that the Philadelphia Housing Authority is making as a Better.

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Kraninger: Department of Education refusing to cooperate with CFPB NJ AG Invited Department of Education To Participate in. – The New Jersey Attorney General, Gurbir Grewal, has sent a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy Devos in which the NJ AG invites the ED to work with his office "to ensure that any.

HUD’s Energy Action Plan consists of 21 proposed activities that HUD can undertake to support the energy efficiency and conservation goals of the President’s National Energy Policy. If implemented, the proposed actions will encourage energy efficiency in some five million

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The $1.9 million project expands on a previous effort that is now expected to deliver approximately $300,000 a year in utility cost savings. The Ameresco project focuses on energy conservation measures at the 196-unit Daniel F. Burns Apartments in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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On December 3, 2013 HUD previewed to NH&RA a series of new incentives and policy flexibility for owners of multifamily affordable housing properties that commit to making portfolio wide energy efficiency commitments through the Administration’s Better Buildings Challenge.

Many low-income individuals and families are finding it increasingly difficult to rent apartments (see here and here), but energy efficiency and solar energy can help save affordable multifamily housing.Our new report, Our Powers Combined: Energy Efficiency and Solar in Affordable Multifamily Buildings, shows how building owners are combining energy efficiency upgrades and rooftop solar.