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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $1.73 Million to Support Energy Efficient Affordable Housing

November 6, 2019

 Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides

MassCEC Awards Will Support Eight New Housing Developments Built to High-Efficiency Passive House Standard

Nov 6, 2019 –


The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $1.73 million in awards to support energy efficient new construction for affordable housing developments in six cities and towns built to Passive House standards. The grants, awarded to eight affordable housing developments in Cambridge, Gloucester, Hanson, Northampton, Holbrook and Boston totaling 540 high-efficiency units, provide energy savings and improved indoor air quality for low-income households. The announcement was made by state and local officials at the Old Colony Housing Development in South Boston.  

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Photo of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides