RESBlog - Tagged ‘Department of Housing and Urban Development’

HUD to Pilot New PowerSaver Loan Program

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Home Builders, Hot Topics, Job Opportunities, Legislation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a new pilot program that will offer credit-worthy borrowers low cost loans to make energy saving improvements to their homes. Backed by the Federal Housing Administration, the new “PowerSaver” loans will offer homeowners up to $25,000 to make energy-efficient improvements of their choice, including the installation

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Vice President Biden Announces Federal Existing Homes Energy Upgrade Effort

November 23rd, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Legislation, Recovery Through Retrofit, RESNET News, RESNET Notes - November 2010

On November 9, 2010, Vice President Joe Biden announced the Obama Administration’s new initiative to foster the improvement of existing homes energy performance. The initiative was developed as part of the Recovery Through Retrofit initiative launched in May 2009 by Vice President Joe Biden’s Middle Class Task Force to develop federal actions that would expand

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