Shari Shapiro: HUD Announces Energy Efficient Home Loan Pilot Progran

Today HUD announced a pilot program to finance $25 million in home efficiency upgrade loans:

Backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), these new FHA PowerSaver loans will offer homeowners up to $25,000 to make energy-efficient improvements of their choice, including the installation of insulation, duct sealing, doors and windows, HVAC systems, water heaters, solar panels, and geothermal systems…