Tag: green building

To Build Affordable and Green, Consider Passive Houses

By building energy-efficient properties, Habitat reduces heating costs and frees up more than $100 each month for homeowners.

Renovating Senior Complexes to Be Green, Healthy, and Connected

Orness Plaza is one of the only public housing developments geared toward seniors and the disabled in Mankato, Minn., the state’s fourth largest city....

Greening the Affordable Housing Business Model

Enterprise Community Partners has formed the National Multifamily Energy Services Collaborative intended to “design and implement a full suite of green services to help...

Interview with Shelley Poticha, Director of Office of Sustainable Housing and...

Shelterforce speaks with Shelley Poticha, director of HUD's Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, about implementing sustainable policy at the federal level while encouraging local innovation, keeping down the cost of green housing, and effecting change while dealing with federal government bureaucracy.

Green Is Affordable

The affordable housing movement has not only accepted green building, but is making it integral to its work.