Massachusetts Goes 'Green'

New energy-efficient housing developments are being built all over the state.

"Yesterday, the housing development served as the backdrop for state officials unveiling the Massachusetts Green Communities Initiative, a multimillion-dollar collaborative effort designed to encourage more affordable and energy-efficient public housing.

The new program brings together three organizations -- the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, and the Enterprise Foundation -- to provide about $209 million in incentives, including loans, grants, and tax credits, for developers to build 1,000 ''green" homes for low-income families across the state."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Full Story: Building support for 'green' housing

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