PROGRAM FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS

Whether you are planning to apply for the Efficient Living: Illinois Public Housing Authority Energy Program in the upcoming program year or generally interested in what you can do to provide a more energy efficient, secure, and comfortable environment for your residents, we will visit and perform an energy assessment. Apply for an Efficient Living IL PHA Site Visit and Energy Assessment through our online form. This service is funded through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Illinois Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) and is free of charge for federally assisted low-income and public housing authorities in the Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Nicor Gas, North Shore Gas, and Peoples Gas utility service areas.

ENERGY EFFICIENT AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

DCEO believes that affordable housing must be energy efficient to be truly affordable. DCEO has led this effort through the Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program initiated in 1988. Under this Program, grants are provided to Illinois based non-profit and for-profit housing developers to include energy efficient building practices in the rehab or new construction of affordable housing units. Average energy savings range from 50% to 75%. Find out more about the Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program at ilenergynow.org

 to download the Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program Guidelines and Application

HUD RENTAL ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION (RAD) PROGRAM

The State of Illinois, through the DCEO, has been working to promote responsible energy programs that increase energy efficiency in affordable housing units statewide. Grants through both the ILPHA Efficient Living Low-Income Program and the Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program are available to RAD projects. Please download and fill out the follwing Project Assesment Form to find out which program best meets the needs of your RAD project. Find out more about the RAD Program

 to download the HUD Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) FAQs Sheet and Project Assesment Form

IL PHA ENERGY PROGRAM FORMS

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