In March, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) awarded $3.6 million to 14 organizations, among them ChargePoint, the world’s largest network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. With more than 200 charging points already in New York, ChargePoint will use its $1 million award to install an additional 80 stations throughout the state by the end of September.[ Read More → ]
Until the Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) intervened, Grove Parc Plaza was a run-down stretch of Section 8-assisted housing along Cottage Grove Avenue in Woodlawn on Chicago’s South Side.
The 504-unit complex, one of the most dilapidated in the city, faced foreclosure and demolition. POAH, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to restore at-risk affordable housing, tore down the existing structure and replaced it with Woodlawn Center South (WCS), a new LEED Silver-certified apartment building.[ Read More → ]
In September of 2009, the Boston Housing Authority designated Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC) to develop affordable housing in a severely blighted area of Roxbury, Massachusetts. The result is Twenty at Luma, 20 townhouse-style duplexes built to the LEED silver[ Read More → ]