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Multifamily Properties Can Now Get ENERGY STAR Score

Owners of multifamily properties can now obtain an ENERGY STAR score for their buildings by supplying relevant information to the government-backed program. Read More
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Chicago Announces Results of Energy Efficiency Competition

A six-month energy efficiency competition that engaged residents of Chicago's Humboldt Park and Logan Square neighborhoods resulted in an average 20 percent reduction in electric, gas, and water use, the city announced. Read More
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Report Examines Resilience of Multifamily Housing

The challenges of retrofitting New York City’s multifamily housing stock against future climate threats, including the potential effect on the city’s limited stock of affordable housing, are examined in a report by the New ... Read More
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Case Studies Look at Housing Preservation Efforts

The studies explore the history of properties and how they came to be preserved in Boston, Chicago, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Read More

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Retrofit Program Results in Energy and Water Savings in Multi-Family Units

A green retrofit program implemented by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reduced energy consumption in multifamily properties in Illinois by 18 percent, and water consumption by 26 percent, according to a report. Read More
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MacArthur to Provide $25 Million to Finance Energy Efficiency Improvements in U.S. Multi-Family Housing

The announcement coincides with today’s White House event highlighting a new report on the potential of impact investing, “Private Capital, Public Good: How Smart Federal Policy can Galvanize Impact Investing—and Why It’s Urgent.” Read More
  • The Preservation Compact: A Rental Housing Action Plan for Cook County

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  • Three Case Studies for How Housing Matters

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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, U.S. Programs
Portrait of Debra Schwartz

Debra Schwartz

Director, Program-Related Investments
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director of Impact Investing
Portrait of Ianna Kachoris

Ianna Kachoris

Program Officer
Portrait of Mijo Vodopic

Mijo Vodopic

Program Officer
Portrait of Lucy Blanco

Lucy Blanco

Program Associate
Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar

Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget
Portrait of Beth Gutelius

Beth Gutelius

Research Assistant
Portrait of Louise Powell

Louise Powell

Staff Assistant
Portrait of Gerry Sims

Gerry Sims

Program Associate