Climate and Energy Resources for State, Local and Tribal Governments

Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing

The guide, part of EPA's Local Government Climate and Energy Strategy Series, describes energy, environmental, and economic benefits of energy efficiency in affordable housing; planning and design approaches; key participants and their roles; policy mechanisms that local governments have used to support programs for energy efficiency in affordable housing; implementation strategies for effective programs; investment and financing opportunities; federal, state, and other programs that may be able to help local governments with information or financial and technical assistance; and finally, two case studies of successful local government programs for improving energy efficiency in affordable housing.

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