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Energy Solutions

The cost of utilities is the largest controllable operating expense in multifamily housing.

The National Housing Trust is committed to promoting energy efficiency and sustainability for low-income residents across the country. NHT’s unique approach to energy efficiency includes policy advocacy, green lending, renewable energy, and sustainable development. In combination, these strategies result in healthier places for low-income residents to live, reduced operational costs, resident savings, and a cleaner environment.



Energy Efficiency
Learn about our Energy Efficiency for All Collaboration
NHT Renewable
Information about NHT-Renewable and our solar power initiatives
Green Lending
A snapshot of our energy efficiency and solar loan options
Sustainable Development
Learn how we renovate and maintain our sustainable communities
Organizational Sustainability
Learn how NHT's office stands up to the highest green standard
Sustainability Case Studies
Explore NHT's portfolio of sustainability and energy efficiency projects
Community Solar
D.C. residents can now subscribe to locally-produced solar electricity, whether you rent or own your home