The Enterprise Green Communities criteria will serve as the basis of the pilot, which is part of Mayor Bloomberg’s New Housing Marketplace Plan, an initiative aiming to create sufficient affordable housing for 500,000 New Yorkers.
The country’s first real estate fund focused exclusively on acquiring – and retrofitting – green buildings has made its first New York City acquisition, in Harlem.
An interesting item appeared in this week’s print edition of Crain’s New York Business. The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) is apparently considering the use of the Enterprise Community Partners’ Green Communities rating system in connection with affordable housing development here in New York. Crain’s reports that HPD Commissioner Shaun […]