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Building or rehabbing low-income housing in NY? NGBS Green Certification can help you get funding.

August 29, 2014 | Upper Marlboro, MD

Funding Available for NGBS Green Certified Buildings in New York

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (NYSHCR) has released the 2014 Notice of Funding Availability for construction and/or rehabilitation of housing for low- and moderate-income households through the following programs:

  • Low-Income Housing Trust Fund Program
  • New York State HOME Program
  • Rural Area Revitalization Projects Program
  • Urban Initiatives Program
  • Community Investment Fund
  • Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program
  • Medicaid Redesign Team Housing Capital Program
  • Mitchell-Lama Program

Funding applicants who pursue NGBS Green Certification benefit from up to five application points for “Optional Green Building Program Participation.” To learn more and apply, download the NOFA.

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ABOUT: Home Innovation Research Labs, located in Upper Marlboro, Md., is a full-service research, testing, and consulting firm determined to improve the quality, durability, affordability, and environmental performance of single- and multifamily homes and home building products – in short, we aim to perfect the home. Founded in 1964 as a subsidiary of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), our team has been integral in solving many of our client’s most difficult product and technology issues, and helping to introduce some of the most groundbreaking innovations in residential construction. Through an interdisciplinary research approach – including market research, building science analysis, laboratory testing, and standards development – we help to find a home for innovation in the residential construction industry.

NOTE TO EDITORS ON STYLE USAGE: To identify this company and its work correctly, first reference should be "Home Innovation Research Labs." In subsequent mentions, "Home Innovation Labs” or simply “Home Innovation” are acceptable and accurate alternative references; we are not identified by an acronym. Prior to February 12, 2013, the company was known as the NAHB Research Center.