Green Jobs Gone Missing
Flaws Plagued Pioneering Plan to Upgrade Homes of the Poor
Annamarya Scaccia, Brooke L. Williams and Samuel Lieberman |
New York charted a new path to energy efficiency, using “on-bill financing” so low-income homeowners could get retrofits they couldn’t afford up front. But utility companies, lenders and ratings companies all made demands and decisions that made the approach a poor fit for households of limited means.