Climate and Energy Resources for State, Local and Tribal Governments

Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing

The guide 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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