Case Studies

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Energy Efficiency Makes Charlottesville Home More Comfortable

Just as the name suggests, Park’s Edge is a housing community situated on a quiet road across from a wooded park in Charlottesville, Virginia. Apartments in the complex, comprised of 8 buildings and 12 units in each, are available primarily to lower-income residents at some of the lowest rents in the country.

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Tackling the Hampton Roads Eviction Crisis

The Virginia Poverty Law Center held a Campaign to Reduce Evictions event in Norfolk, Thursday, in an effort to tackle the eviction crisis in Hampton Roads. Dozens of stakeholders such as tenants, community leaders, and housing representatives looked at the data behind the high eviction rates.

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MFEEC Comments on the 2018 Virginia Energy Plan

Energy efficiency measures offer some of the most climate-friendly and cost-effective means of meeting the energy demands of citizens in the Commonwealth. The 2018 Virginia Energy Plan provides an excellent opportunity for the Northam administration to help Virginia maximize its energy savings potential, while creating jobs, providing more comfortable living environments, and lowering energy bills for citizens who need it most.

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Poll: Most Would Pay More to Help Others with Energy Bills

Huge numbers of Americans struggle and sacrifice to afford energy bills—a fact the majority understands and would even pay more to help rectify, a new poll shows. The poll, commissioned by Energy Efficiency for All, follows groundbreaking reports that found that on average low-income urban households pay more than twice as much in energy bills as a percentage of their income as others, with rural America taking an even bigger hit.

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