Policy Brief | March 19, 2013
Home Energy Efficiency and Mortgage Risks: Fact Sheet
Researchers outline key findings from a study showing the risk of mortgage default is one-third lower for energy-efficient homes.
A study by the UNC Center for Community Capital and Institute for Market Transformation shows the risk of mortgage default is one-third lower for energy-efficient, ENERGY STAR-rated homes – a factor lenders and Congress should consider when making mortgage loans and policy.
Researchers outline key findings and policy recommendations.
Institute for Market Transformation