EPA Clean Air Plan

EPA Clean Power Plan: implications for affordable multifamily housing

Energy efficiency is one of the most cost effective methods of reducing carbon emissions. "A study of nine states commissioned by Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) determined that electricity usage in affordable multifamily housing could be slashed by as much as a third. The study, The Potential for Energy Savings in Affordable Multifamily Housing, also found that the benefits from making affordable rental housing energy efficient will exceed the costs by as much as 3 to 1 ... “States should seize the moment and collaborate with utilities, communities, and affordable housing stakeholders to ensure multifamily energy efficiency is a state priority,” concluded Mr. Bodaken.  Read more   August 3, 2015

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