Green Affordable Housing Program

Enrollment process is open!

Eligible multifamily properties in the Eastern San Fernando Valley (check eligible zip codes below) can apply today! The Green Affordable Housing Program (GAHP) is a USGBC-LA initiative supported in part through the funding of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Community Emission Reduction Grants Program. The program has been developed to create community resources for reducing energy and water use while reducing greenhouse gas emissions in areas of predominantly low-income housing or within historically underserved neighborhoods.

USGBC-LA’s The Green Affordable Housing Program (GAHP) was developed to support all Angelenos in having healthy, efficient, and resilient places to live, work, and play. This program delivers green community resources to disadvantaged communities and historically underserved neighborhoods that are energy-inefficient or burdened with pollution sources that are hazardous to communities’ health. The GAHP provides owners and residents of multi-family properties located in the Eastern San Fernando Valley with strategies for reducing energy and water costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

The Green Affordable Housing Program provides:

  • Tenant Workshops in English and Spanish covering sustainable practices & occupant health to help reduce utility costs;
  • Enrollment assistance with LADWP programs and rebates;
  • Guidance through a menu of efficiency & electrification options to facilitate building retrofits
  • Installation of community EV charging stations;
  • Installation of Air Source Heat Pump technology to lower energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions ; and
  • Subsidized installation of innovative new green building technology to reduce utility costs
  • Air and water quality monitoring provided at no-cost



Workshops for both property owners and tenants will be delivered at 20 selected multi-family properties. Participants will also receive a toolkit with resources on sustainable practices and occupant health, programs and rebates, tips on water and energy savings, building retrofit support and more! 

The Green Affordable Housing Program is now live and accepting applications!

Take advantage of FREE guidance and resources (Community EV Charging Station and Heat Pump Technology) to become a healthier and more sustainable environment for residents, while also saving on energy, water, and waste!

Click here to submit!

Submit an application to be a speaker for our tenant engagement workshops that fuel this essential program! (English and/or Spanish)

Download our brochure here!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The enrolled multifamily property must be located in the Eastern San Fernando Valley within the zip codes in the application form; and
  • Must have a minimum of 20 units; and
  • Agree to help facilitate the implementation of the program in the property.

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USGBC-LA has partnered with YellowTin to help take the guesswork out of decarbonizing your home and lifestyle!

We are providing this platform to help educate and empower members of our community, both homeowners and renters, to make informed decisions about switching to more cost-effective, lower greenhouse gas emission-based solutions in their homes and lifestyles. Applying is very simple! Sign up today!

Yellowtin offers:

  • Incentives & rebates: Learn how to take advantage of resources to decarbonize
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Check out the LADWP Programs and Rebates in the resources below


LADWP Air Conditioning Optimization Program (ACOP)

LADWP Attic Insulation Rebate Program

LADWP California Friendly Landscaping

LADWP Commercial Direct Install (CDI)

LADWP Community Program

LADWP Community Solar Program

LADWP Consumer Rebate Program (CRP)

LADWP Custom Water Conservation Projects Technical Assistance Program

LADWP Education Programs

LADWP Efficient Product Marketplace (EPM)

LADWP Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate Program

LADWP Energy Efficiency & Rebates

LADWP Free Water Conservation Items

LADWP Home Energy Improvement Program (HEIP)

LADWP Programs for Low-Income Customers

LADWP Refrigerator Exchange Program (REP)

LADWP Used Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

LADWP Water Conservation

LADWP- Summer Energy Savings Tips


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