LEED-ND and affordable housing

Here is a link to an article from sustainable cities network that shows high standards and sustainability are not mutually exclusive with affordable housing.  As I have said many times affordable housing and cheap housing are not the same thing.

Sustainable Cities Network

While all developments – including luxury – can work towards LEED-ND certification, using it to measure sustainability in affordable housing may raise an eyebrow or two.

“A lot of green building is perceived to benefit the wealthy,” said Walker Wells, editor of Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing and a program director for nonprofit Global Green USA.

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