The Department of Energy released Weatherization Program Notice 22-5, which expands client eligibility for the program.
The Center for Active Design released a new report detailing the growth in demand for healthy buildings. A New Investor Consensus: The Rising Demand for Healthy Buildings summarizes a comprehensive health and wellness study of global real estate investment managers and stakeholders representing an aggregate $5.75 trillion assets under management (AUM) and portfolio investments in real estate totaling approximately $1.03 trillion.
Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) will host a briefing on the challenges and opportunities involved in protecting physically and socially vulnerable communities from the worst impacts of climate change from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET on April 16. Register here.
The National Housing Trust (NHT) released a 2020 update to its 2017 State Strategies to Increase Energy and Water Efficiency in Low Income Housing Tax Credit Properties, which reviewed hundreds of state Housing Finance Agency (HFA) documents, including QAPs, LIHTC applications, Design and Construction Guidelines and other documents, to identify the ten most prominent strategies in use by HFAs to advance water and energy efficiency.
Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL) introduced legislation that would extend the renewable energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for ten years at a 30 percent rate.
Robinson Cole published its updated Green Tax Incentive Compendium. This volume presents federal and state tax incentives promoting the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries.
In a new executive order, President Joe Biden established the National Climate Task Force, which aims to facilitate the organization and deployment of a government-wide approach to combat the climate crisis.
The National Housing Trust and Climate Central released an analysis evaluating the risk to affordable housing from flooding related to sea-level rise over the next 30 years. The report found, among other items, that the number of affordable rental apartments at risk from coastal flooding and sea-level rise is expected to more than triple during the next three decades.
The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJ HMFA) will hold a webinar on how New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program is providing incentives for multifamily projects and offering enhanced incentives for affordable housing facilities. Enhanced incentives which can be up to double the normal incentive! The webinar will be held on December 9, 2020 […]
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will host a webinar from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET on November 5 on Enterprise’s new 2020 Green Communities Criteria.
A new analysis from Elevate Energy and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) shows that improvements in electric heat pump technology and progress in decarbonizing the electricity grid provide an effective pathway to meeting Illinois climate goals.