Funding for LIHTC Major Rehabilitation Projects

The Partnership will be hosting a free online webinar on behalf of the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program on December 2 from 10:30 am – 12 pm. This webinar is intended for multifamily affordable housing owners with eligible major rehabilitation projects going through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) 4% and 9% programs. The webinar will focus on how Read More


Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 5 of 5)

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic.  Session 5 – 11/16: Programs and Policy Session 5 will focus on the impacts of existing and proposed programs and policies intended to support the electrification of affordable housing. Topics of discussion: policies on workforce and labor wage requirements, low income energy efficiency and solar programs; Read More


Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 4 of 5)

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic.  Session 4 – 11/9: Financing Session 4 will focus on the financial and economic impacts of electrification on affordable housing developments. Topics of discussion: impacts to new construction costs, rehabilitation plans, tax credit opportunities, utility allowance calculations, and other affordable housing programs; the availability and fit Read More


Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 3 of 5)

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic.  Session 3 – 10/26: Title 24 and Local Reach Codes Session 3 will focus on state building energy code requirements, including the hypothetical passage of an all-electric building code in 2022 or soon after, as well as local jurisdiction reach codes that impact affordable multifamily. Topics Read More


Clean Energy For Healthy Affordable Housing, Bay Area

This webinar will focus on Bay Area specific clean energy policies and programs for existing multifamily affordable housing properties. It will also look at how Bay Area developers and organizations apply these policies and programs in order to build healthier communities and lower operating cost. In addition to a broad overview, the webinar will provide a deeper look at four Read More


Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 2 of 5)

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic.  Session 2 – 10/19: Workforce and Contractors Session 2 will focus on pre-COVID, current, and general conditions of workforce availability and recruitment. Topics of discussion: staff capacity to manage all-electric building systems, including availability, recruitment, training, retention, and cost considerations; contractor and engineer availability and willingness to Read More


Affordable Housing Building Decarbonization Summit (Session 1 of 5)

This summit consists of five two-hour convenings each focused on a specific building decarbonization topic.  Session 1 – 10/12: Sustainability in Design and Construction Session 1 will focus on the challenges of developing sustainability goals and subsequently aligning them in the design and construction process. Topics of discussion: key influencing factors in establishing sustainability goals, strategies and challenges of achieving those Read More