Why Passive House Design Holds Such Promise for Multifamily Development

Why Passive House Design Holds Such Promise for Multifamily Development As developers respond to acute demand, Passive House design can ensure that the housing we build will be compact, efficient, durable and economically profitable. Read More Commercial Observer https://commercialobserver.com/2023/01/why-passive-house-design-holds-such-promise-for-multifamily-development/

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Santa Monica Takes Steps Towards an Electric Future with New Building Codes Going Into Effect

Santa Monica Takes Steps Towards an Electric Future with New Building Codes Going Into Effect Two new building codes that went into effect require all newly built constructions within city limits to be all-electric and include an increased number of electric vehicle (EV) charging spaces as part of efforts to reduce the city’s carbon footprint. Read More Santa Monica Daily Press https://smdp.com/2023/01/20/electric-buildings/

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Governor Hochul Announces More than $390M to Build More than 1,600 Affordable, Efficient and Supportive Homes

Governor Hochul Announces More than $390M to Build More than 1,600 Affordable, Efficient and Supportive Homes Governor Kathy Hochul today announced more than $390 million has been awarded through bonds and subsidies to create or preserve more than 1,600 affordable, sustainable and supportive homes across the state. Read More Governor Hochul https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-announces-more-390-million-financing-build-more-1600-affordable-and-supportive

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Fannie Mae Selects Five Proposals to Help Advance Racial Equity in Housing through $5 Million Innovation Challenge

Fannie Mae Selects Five Proposals to Help Advance Racial Equity in Housing through $5 Million Innovation Challenge Fannie Mae announced the selection of five organizations to receive deliverable-based contracts under the Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge, a nationwide competition to help advance racial equity in housing. Read More Fannie Mae https://www.fanniemae.com/newsroom/fannie-mae-news/fannie-mae-selects-five-proposals-help-advance-racial-equity-housing-through-5-million-innovation

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Oregon Eyes Housing, Focusing on Energy Efficiency

Oregon Eyes Housing, Focusing on Energy Efficiency State Rep. Pam Marsh said most of the upcoming legislation for new and existing buildings will come from recommendations made by the Resilient Buildings Task Force, a committee made up of legislators and a… Read More OPB https://www.opb.org/article/2023/01/20/oregon-climate-change-energy-efficient-housing-green-renters-government/

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Developers Seek To Create Solar Neighborhood

Developers Seek To Create Solar Neighborhood An Ann Arbor developer is building one of the first 100% solar-powered, carbon-neutral and fossil fuel-free communities in the U.S. Read More Lansing City Pulse https://www.lansingcitypulse.com/stories/developers-seek-to-create-solar-neighborhood,37730

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