Program Overview

greenOur program emphasizes thinking and acting green in a comprehensive way. This means everything from building energy-efficient homes to supporting community gardens.

The NeighborWorks Green Organization program is setting an example that will lead the affordable housing and community development industry to a more sustainable future.  The program sets operations and program service area goals for NeighborWorks network organizations. We then help organizations achieve these goals through training, resources and technical assistance.
 

Videos from a few of our 61 designees


Elements of the Green Organization Designation

Sections 1 & 2: Organizational commitment and operations
Section 3: Homeownership education and counseling
Section 4: Lending
Section 5: New construction
Section 6: Multifamily rehabilitation
Section 7: Single-family rehabilitation
Section 8: Asset and property management
Section 9: Owner and resident awareness
Section 10: Community building and engagment