Posts Tagged ‘ Biden-Harris Administration ’

Government Program Eyes Thin Triples and Aerogel for ‘Energy Earthshot’ Investments

Oct 16th, 2023

Two up-and-coming glass technologies could see further advancement in the coming years, after the Biden-Harris administration announced an initiative that aims to “slash” the costs for energy efficient upgrades in affordable housing. Administered by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Affordable Home Energy Shot™ aims to cut the costs for energy related upgrades in half […]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Key Actions on Housing Supply and Tenant Protections

Jul 31st, 2023

On Thursday, June 27, 2023, the Biden-Harris Administration and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced new commitments to advance affordable housing supply and tenant protections, focused on the Administration’s goal of lowering housing costs. HUD says it is taking two actions to increase the supply of affordable housing: making available $85 million […]

More Energy-Efficient Incentives Are On the Way

May 24th, 2023

Bloomberg recently cited data from the National Energy Assistance Directors Association in reporting that 20 million U.S. households are behind on their energy bills. While those struggling to cover bills may not be in a position to afford costly energy upgrades, new efforts are now in place that could help to alleviate that burden. The […]

Home Remodeling Projected to Decline in 2024

May 3rd, 2023

Homeowners have been making improvements to their dwellings on a steady basis for nearly a decade, with those efforts expanding over the past few years with COVID-19. However, according to the newly released Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) from the Remodeling Futures Program at Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, that trend could come […]

White House Reports Progress in Housing Supply Action Plan Implementation

Oct 10th, 2022

Last week, the Biden-Harris Administration provided a progress update regarding the implementation of its Housing Supply Action Plan, which in May outlined a set of administrative and legislative priorities aimed at closing the housing supply shortfall in five years. A White House press release reports that President Biden believes that policies to boost the supply […]

HUD Announces $221 Million to Tribal Communities

Aug 12th, 2022

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that it will make $221 million available in competitive funding for affordable housing and community development projects for low-to-moderate income persons in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. “The Biden-Harris Administration has made unprecedented investments in Tribal communities,” said secretary Marcia L. Fudge. “This […]