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Meet NEWHAB’s New Managing Director, Faith Graham

Faith Graham

I’m Faith Graham the new managing director of Network for Energy, Water and Health in Affordable Buildings (NEWHAB). I am extremely excited to join you in your efforts to increase energy efficiency investments in affordable multifamily housing. I come to this work with a background in real estate finance and efficiency implementation in affordable multifamily properties. I also come with deep passion. Environmental health and social justice are inextricably linked and I believe together we can make real progress on both. Through our diverse perspectives and shared focus we can create a new reality where investing in the efficiency of affordable housing stock is common practice and undeniably smart - financially, politically and socially.

I have only been on the job for a few weeks but already I have been showered with enthusiasm and ideas on ways to increase connectivity between NEWHAB and the EEFA state coalitions for greater leverage and deeper impact. I welcome your input. Please keep it coming. NEWHAB is a platform for you to develop and deepen advantageous relationships, share best practices, and align for collective action. Be on the look-out for additional opportunities to connect in the coming months, including regional in person meet-ups, new challenge groups and enhanced communication resources.

How can NEWHAB be a valuable tool for you? If you are in New Orleans at the Annual EEFA/NEWHAB Convening- or even if not- introduce yourself and let me know how I can be of service. I look forward to creating the future with you.

Energy Efficiency for All
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Best Practices
Energy Equity

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Through our advocacy efforts, certain utilities are expanding or improving the efficiency options available to multifamily affordable housing providers.

Making multifamily residential properties more energy efficient is a key strategy for reducing the disproportionate energy cost burden facing families on limited incomes. Energy cost burden is the percentage of household income spent on energy bills.