A report by the National Housing Trust (NHT) and Energy Efficiency For All (EEFA) identifies 10 prominent strategies in use by state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) to reduce operating expenses in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit) properties.
A report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy shows that low income households, renters, and African American households face greater energy cost burdens than higher income households, homeowners, and white households.
This HUD study specifically addresses the impact of replacing or regulating home appliances, which account for 70 percent of consumption in residential buildings.
Habitat for Humanity’s 2015 Shelter Report, an annual policy advocacy guide, focuses on improving energy efficiency among lower-income households.
Housing Virginia and Virginia Tech's Center for Housing Research released this 2014 study that demonstrates the impact of energy efficient construction requirements in affordable rental housing. The report shows that the average resident of an energy efficient apartment saves $54 per month on their electricity bill, which amounts to $648 annually.
A 2013 report from the UNC Center for Community Capital exploring correlative data between energy efficient certified homes and mortgage default rates. This is the first academic study on this topic.
Homepage for the Virginia Governor's Housing Conference containing information on the coming year's conference.
Getting Started with Green Preservation: an Introduction to Issues and Resources for Greening Existing Affordable Housing
A report released by LISC making the case for green renovation in affordable housing while providing historical context, case studies, strategies, and resources for getting started with green preservation.