Public Housing Sustainability Initiatives

For details regarding DHCD's Sustainability Practices and Goals, and for current Sustainability Award Applications

​​​​​​“The Commonwealth and DHCD have aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goals. DHCD wants to help Local Housing Authorities reduce their GHG emissions, consistent with requirements found in climate bill S9 and Executive Order 594. On this page, you’ll find resources to help Local Housing Authorities access programs and funding to reduce GHG emissions.”

Applying for a Typical Sustainability Award

Targeted GHG-Intensity Project Pathway

In order to meet our, and the Commonwealth's, greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals, DHCD will help those local housing authorities that emit large amounts of GHGs and emit large amounts of GHG per square foot (have high GHG intensity) reduce their emissions. Details of this strategy and process may be found below.

GHG Intensity How-To Guide


Toilet Replacement Program

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