29 Aug '16, 4am

September Forum: Sustainable Affordable Housing Rehabilitation

Most of New York City’s affordable housing stock was constructed over thirty years ago, before the advent of better insulated, ventilated, and resilient buildings became a requirement. Other city properties may date back a hundred years or more and subject to incomplete renovations. Compounded by sometimes inadequate maintenance and lack of funding many of these properties are in need of significant rehabilitation. Additionally, understanding the economic challenges that many affordable housing tenants may face, energy expenses and their reduction are of high significance. There is an imperative need to rehabilitate these buildings for better energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, resiliency, and affordability.

Full article: http://greenhomenyc.org/blog/september-forum-sustainable-...

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