• December 23, 2013
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    Seventeen Maryland communities – including the resort town of Ocean City and the retail and college hub of Towson – were added to the state’s list of Sustainable Communities this fall, joining the statewide initiative to strengthen reinvestment and revitalization in Maryland’s older neighborhoods.

  • March 7, 2011
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    Always scrambling for funds for weatherization, Dale McCormick, agency director, got the idea of trying to make money by selling carbon offsets for the reductions in carbon emissions the agency was attaining through insulating, weather-stripping and caulking homes.

  • October 14, 2010

    The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) recently announced that AHFC's Home Energy Rebate Program is one of the exceptional state-led energy-efficiency programs in the United States. ACEEE recognized a total of just 18 top programs from 14 states. AHFC's Home Energy Rebate Program received one of 10 honorable mentions awarded.

  • May 18, 2010

    The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) opened nominations for a second round of Smart Sites today. Local municipal and county governments are eligible to nominate Smart Sites. This second round builds on the success of the initial 15 Smart Sites announced by Governor Martin O’Malley in June 2009. Smart Sites focus public and private investment and green building practices in projects that encourage smart growth and revitalization in existing Maryland communities.

  • February 1, 2010

    Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) recently launched a new Web site aimed at encouraging green building practices in affordable housing across the state of Florida. The site, www.floridahousing.org/GreenBuilding, is another example of Florida Housing’s recent push to “Go Green.”

  • November 7, 2008

    Twenty-three state Housing Finance Agency (HFA) programs were recognized during the National Council of State Housing Agencies’ (NCSHA) recent Annual Conference and Tradeshow.