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SAHLLN Resource Hub

The SAHLLN Resource Hub is a central repository for information on financing energy and water efficiency and renewable energy in multifamily affordable housing properties. These resources are recommended by members of our network of affordable multifamily housing lenders, including Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), housing finance agencies (HFAs), major financial institutions, and specialized green financing entities. Please help us grow this resource hub by submitting a resource!

SAHLLN Webinar Series | August 2019

Michigan Saves, in partnership with Inclusive Prosperity Capital, Inc. (IPC), has expanded their commercial financial offerings to help multifamily customers finance a variety of energy projects.  On this webinar, participants learned about how to take advantage of those exciting new offerings to help multifamily customers implement a...

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SAHLLN Webinar Series | August 2019

Michigan Saves, in partnership with Inclusive Prosperity Capital, Inc. (IPC), has expanded their commercial financial offerings to help multifamily customers finance a variety of energy projects.  On this webinar, participants learned about how to take advantage of those exciting new offerings to help multifamily customers implement a...

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SAHLLN Webinar Series | March 2019

We know – or at least, we’ve been told – that high-efficiency housing properties not only consume less energy and water, but also that those buildings pay less in utility bills, have less maintenance costs, and provide residents with a healthier and more comfortable place to live. Efficiency improvements can increase net operating income,...

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SAHLLN Lender Exchange | December 2018

SAHLLN held this lender exchange call to explore how multifamily housing lenders and their partners can identify and finance mitigation of climate risks in housing properties. Call leaders with expertise in climate resilience first shared their perspective on questions like: How are buildings and residents subject to climate risks? What can be...

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SAHLLN Webinar Series | November 2018

In March 2018, Affordable Community Energy Services (ACE) closed a $2.9M credit facility with Reinvestment Fund. The proceeds have been used to finance energy efficiency and water conservation measures in Mercy Housing, Inc.’s California portfolio using leading energy management firm Bright Power as master contractor. This transaction was...

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SAHLLN Webinar Series | May 2018

These slides were presented during the May 3rd, 2018 SAHLLN webinar on how to use the portfolio-level approach to financing solar across multifamily affordable housing properties. On this webinar, Jared Lang, Assistant Vice-President for Sustainability at NHT-Enterprise, provided an overview of how the portfolio-level solar model was created and...

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SAHLLN Webinar Series | May 2018

To facilitate building owners’ access to renewable energy sources that provide electricity cost stability and improved building performance, NHT-Enterprise pioneered a new model for installing solar on multifamily affordable housing properties. The model involves housing owners setting up an independent entity to purchase and own solar PV systems...

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Clean Energy Group | February 2018

Current clean energy financing models do not sufficiently serve low-income communities. As a result, solar+storage projects are vastly underrepresented in affordable housing and community facilities, meaning that low-income communities are unable to enjoy the benefits of clean, affordable and resilient power.The paper presented in this webinar...

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Sustainability in Affordable Housing Lender Learning Network | November 2017

Building on the first session on understanding the positive impacts of energy and water efficiency lending and the second on what building efficiency can look like at three different levels of capital investment,  this third webinar based on Community Preservation Corporation’s Underwriting Efficiency Lender Handbook offered a...

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Sustainability in Affordable Housing Lender Learning Network | November 2017

Building on the first session on understanding the positive impacts of energy and water efficiency lending, this webinar provided a breakdown of what incorporating efficiency can look like at three different levels of capital investment as described in the Underwriting Efficiency Lender Handbook. The webinar reviewed low-cost efficiency measures...

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