Green Initiative Resources

Related Links

There are many tools available today to support owners, managers and tenants wanting to capture energy and water efficiency opportunities at their properties and in their units. Below are just a few resources:

Enterprise Community Investments

Enterprise's Green Communities website offers in-depth tools and information on implementing projects at your property related to energy efficiency, property operations, tenant engagement, and more.

Green Communities website

Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC)

Find case studies, primers and publications on greening your affordable rental housing community at LISC's Green Development Center.

LISC's Green Development Center

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE™)

Find rebates and incentives for your project on DSIRE™'s website. DSIRE™ is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE™ is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.

Search for Multifamily Rebates and Incentives

Green Building Certifications

Several green building certifying organizations have developed multifamily-specific certifications for new construction or rehabilitation/retrofitting of existing buildings. Fannie Mae does not require property owners to acquire a green building certification in order to provide financing.