Grant awarded for advancement of Energy Efficiency for Affordable Multifamily Housing
Tower Grove Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Energy Foundation to advance energy efficiency in affordable multifamily housing in the St. Louis, Missouri area. The goal of this initiative is to continue creating collaborative support for a multifamily energy efficiency strategy for Missouri. Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC will work in collaboration with the National Housing Trust, Natural Resource Defense Council, Renew Missouri, and Blue Hills Community Services through the Energy Efficiency for All – Missouri (EEFA-MO). The collaborative partners of EEFA-MO seek to capture the untapped energy savings in affordable multifamily housing. The grant term is January 1 through December 31, 2016. Goals of Energy Efficiency for All – Missouri include:
- Develop comprehensive energy efficiency programs targeted to affordable multifamily building owners and residents that provide incentives for all cost-effective energy saving measures and that are easy for owners to access and navigate;
- Eliminate barriers to financing energy efficiency projects and provide access to financing products to fill energy efficiency funding gaps;
- Increase building owners’ ability to measure energy consumption and assess the financial benefits of energy efficiency investments; and
- Improve coordination and collaboration among energy efficiency and housing program administrators in order to leverage resources and align policy and program requirements.
For more information on this or other Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC activities, visit our website: towergrovecdc.org or call 314-865-5530.