Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Project

October 1, 2002 [] A new partnership among three federal agencies is aimed at increasing the energy efficiency of affordable housing throughout the United States. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) signed onto the formal partnership earlier this month along with DOE and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The agreement commits the three agencies to working together to improve the energy efficiency of HUD’s public, assisted and insured housing as well as housing financed through HUD’s formula or competitive grant programs.