2021 in Review from the Partnership's Sustainable Housing Team
The California Housing Partnership’s Sustainable Housing Team would like to express our gratitude to our partners as we worked together to provide much needed support to affordable housing providers and their residents. As we begin the new year, our team remains committed to continuing our sustainability advocacy work by developing strategic solutions and resources aimed at making building decarbonization more equitable for affordable housing.
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NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN 2022
The Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of two new clean energy programs in 2022. Our team will be administering these, in addition to SOMAH and LIWP. Please contact us to help review which of your multifamily housing developments may qualify for these programs:
This was a forum for nonprofit affordable housing teams to discuss and recommend equitable decarbonization strategies for new and existing affordable housing properties. Summary findings will be released by the Partnership in Q1 2022.
This Institute provided training on the strategy and logistics of solar photovoltaics (PV) on multifamily apartment buildings, including how to finance this type of installation. The second annual Solar 101 Institute will be held in Q2 2022.
Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit
LIWP Case Study:
Florence Avenue Villas
Our team would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the GREEN Advisory Boardmembers who have supported us in our effort to make California’s affordable rental homes sustainable and resilient:
Amelie Besson, Design & Construction Program Manager, MidPen Housing
Andrea Barnier, Senior Asset Management Specialist, Self-Help Enterprises
Christopher French, Assistant Asset Manager, Hollywood Community Housing
Dave Brenner, Project Manager, Fresno Housing Authority
Kranti Malik, Portfolio and Sustainability Associate, BRIDGE Housing
Sochiata Vutthy, Senior Asset Manager, Community HousingWorks
Tom White, Associate Director of Building Performance and Sustainability, Eden Housing
We would also like to thank our valued housing association partners for their crucial work towards preserving affordable housing:
About the Partnership's Sustainable Housing Team
The Partnership's Sustainable Housing Team makes affordable housing sustainable, energy efficient and resilient by providing expert technical assistance to nonprofit partners. Additionally, the Sustainable Housing Team administers a variety of clean energy programs such as Building Initiative for Low-Emissions Development (BUILD), Comprehensive Affordable Multifamily Retrofit (CAMR), Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH), and the Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP). | chpc.net/green