Journal Article

The marriage of green and affordable

Abstract: Developers are beginning to apply green design to affordable housing. The budding practice has the potential to provide significant benefits to lower-income families, who pay proportionately more for energy and are disproportionately affected by poor air quality. This article discusses the case for uniting green and affordable and highlights the first national design and construction criteria for green affordable homes.

Keywords: Housing;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: New England Community Developments

Publication Date: 2008

Pages: 1-7

Order Number: 2