Best Practices

This article from June 2014's Tax Credit Advisor Magazine describes how to tap utility funding for energy efficiency. The article was written by Todd Nedwick (National Housing Trust) and Deron Lovaas (Natural...

Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) launched the EZ Retrofit tool in 2014 to allow property owners to identify energy savings measures. 

This guidebook, authored by the Center for Transit-Oriented Development, is intended to provide elected officials, city staff members, community leaders, and other decision makers in small and mid-sized cities with a...

Written by Bright Power Inc., and issued by Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), the Energy and Water Savings in Multifamily Retrofits report finds significant energy savings and cost reductions for...

Carnegie Mellon University's assessment of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency's ARRA-funded weatherization program, Preservation through Smart Rehab. 

Multifamily buildings represent about a quarter of the housing units in the U.S. and comprise 20 percent of energy consumed by all households. However, they have been significantly overlooked by utility energy efficiency...

An article in Community Development Investment Review, a national publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco that explores both theory and practice in the area of community development, showcases innovative...

An article in Shelterforce, a journal of affordable housing and community building, details how partnerships between utility companies and affordable rental housing owners are ripe for development. 

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During a year in which Americans seem more divided than ever, the devastation of three...