USGBC encourages D.C. housing plan to expand green incentives – US Green Building Council


“By offering more points to high tiers of green building criteria, DCHD could provide more affordable homes in D.C.

On June 18, the Washington, D.C., Department of Housing and Community Development (DCHD) held a public hearing on its draft 2019 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). The hearing allowed city residents, local builders and developers, and other local stakeholders to provide input and recommendations for DCHD’s current draft QAP.

U.S. states, as well as the District of Columbia, develop QAPs to establish requirements and criteria for projects to qualify to receive credits allotted through the Federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. QAPs are periodically updated to ensure that the projects reflect the housing needs in a designated area.”