PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY

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29 01, 2017

California is a Model for PACE Loan Reform

January 29th, 2017|Environmental Law|

California’s statutory changes to its existing residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program, that became effective January 1, 2017, may be a model for residential PACE programs across the nation. The first residential PACE program started in Berkeley, California in 2007. Today there are laws in at least 34 states that allow some form [...]

10 09, 2016

PACE Bill Due in Baltimore City

September 10th, 2016|Environmental Law|

A public hearing is scheduled tomorrow on a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program ordinance in Baltimore City. I have been quoted saying that PACE “could be bigger than anything in U.S. real estate since the invention of the glass window.” PACE loan programs, where payments for energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy [...]

23 07, 2016

HUD Jumpstarts PACE Financing for Homes Nationwide

July 23rd, 2016|Environmental Law|

PACE financing, where payments for energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy improvements to real estate are made through a building owner’s property tax bill without upfront cash from the owner could be bigger than anything in U.S. real estate since the invention of the glass window.

24 01, 2016

PACE Programs are Stepping Up the Pace

January 24th, 2016|Environmental Law|

Property assessed clean energy (PACE) programs, where payments for energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy improvements to commercial real estate are made through a building owner’s property tax bill are beginning to hit their stride.