Affordable housing is disappearing; energy efficiency and solar energy can help reverse that trend. Many low-income individuals and families are finding it increasingly difficult to rent apartments, but energy efficiency and solar energy can help save affordable multifamily housing. Our new report, Our Powers Combined: Energy Efficiency and Solar in Affordable Multifamily Buildings, shows how building owners are combining energy efficiency upgrades and rooftop solar systems to reduce energy use and lower their energy bills. These upgrades enable housing providers to devote more resources to preserving and expanding affordable housing, while also improving the health and well-being of building residents.
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