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Funding Opportunity Number:
Aug 22, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Oct 20, 2011
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Oct 20, 2011
Oct 28, 2011
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Multifamily Energy Innovation Fund
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are limited to:
a. Treasury-certified community development financial institutions with affordable housing and development and rehabilitation programs. b. National, regional or local private or non-profit entities currently administering affordable housing development and rehabilitation programs, including technical assistance and capacity building programs. Such entities must manage or direct programs impacting a minimum of 1000 units of affordable housing. c. Special purpose financing entities, such as housing trust funds, whose primary purpose is the preservation, rehabilitation and/or new construction of affordable rental housing serving low-income households. d. Nonprofit or for-profit organizations (and/or consortia thereof) that own or control a portfolio of Eligible Multifamily Properties. Such entities must manage or direct programs impacting a minimum of 1000 units of affordable housing.
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub L. 111-117), this Program will support innovations in financing and conducting applied research to address primary barriers to the retrofitting of certain multifamily residential properties to be more energy efficient on a cost effective basis. The goals of this NOFA are to: (1) demonstrate solutions to the primary and longstanding challenges to implementing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in existing affordable multifamily properties; (2) leverage private capital and additional public funding to demonstrate �proof of concept� of specific models; and (3) conduct applied research to document and disseminate mainstream, scalable approaches to retrofitting affordable multifamily properties.