MULTIFAMILY HOUSING

Challenges

Split incentives are a significant barrier to greening multifamily housing.
Split incentives are a significant barrier to greening multifamily housing.

Although there are substantial opportunities for reducing water and energy consumption and improving sustainability of California’s multifamily housing, there are also several significant barriers.

First Costs

The most frequently cited barrier to energy efficiency adoption is “first costs.” First costs” refers to the initial investment for impr