Solar 101 Institute, Part II

Host: California Housing Partnership

Solar 101PART II: Solar Resources for Multifamily Affordable Housing

Part II focuses on providing an overview of the landscape of solar funding and resources for multifamily affordable housing in California including low-income energy efficiency and solar programs such as the Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) and the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program, along with program case studies. Topics of discussion:

  • Co-leveraging LIHTC and energy efficiency programs
  • Deep-dive into California’s major solar funding programs
  • Solar project analysis and feasibility 
  • Solar value proposition 
  • Design considerations for new and existing buildings 

This session is intended for affordable housing development and management professionals including asset managers, project managers, real estate directors, maintenance supervisors, operations and sustainability staff. Participation will be limited to these groups. 

Training is 90 minutes and held via Zoom. This is a live, interactive event – no recording will be made available.

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  • Staci Givens, Technical Analyst at the Association for Energy Affordability 
  • Michael Claproth, Sustainable Housing Program Associate at the California Housing Partnership
  • Rachael Diaz, Sustainable Housing Program Associate at the California Housing Partnership
  • Margee McDonnell, Program Coordinator with the SOMAH Program Administrator