HUD Publishes Report on Impediments to Sustainable Native American Construction
HUD recently launched its Sustainable Construction in Indian Country initiative, which is charged with exploring impediments to sustainable construction practices in Native communities, and suggesting solutions to these impediments. As part of this effort, HUD recently held a meeting in conjunction with 2011 Greener Homes Summit, where governmental, nongovernmental, and tribal focus groups offered observations regarding impediments to sustainable construction in Native communities. Four impediments were identified.
- Building codes
- Capacity building
To view the draft report, click here.
Two Boston-Based Leaders Announced as Recipients of NH&RA’s 11th Annual Affordable Housing Vision Awards
National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) announced today it will honor two housing and community development leaders with its 2014 Affordable Housing Vision Awards for career achievement. David Abromowitz, a Boston-based attorney nationally known for his expertise in affordable housing, economic and community development issues, and Andrea Daskalakis, one of the most creative minds in the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) industry, have been named as honorees.