Resources

SAHF and its members are committed to building safe and sustainable communities where people can thrive. Our commitment includes connecting the affordable housing field and new partners with resources and information about creating, preserving, and operating resident-centered affordable homes.   

We work collaboratively and independently to produce research and reports, informative profiles, or tools and trainings that support the development and preservation of affordable rental homes throughout the United States.

  • 2023

    Tools / Training

    Video Tutorials – Introduction to the Carbon Roadmap

    For new users, SAHF has created a five-part video tutorial series that walks you through the Carbon Roadmap, providing important instructions and clarifications.

  • 2023

    Tools / Training

    The Multifamily Portfolio Carbon Emissions Roadmap Tool

    The Carbon Roadmap is a free tool designed to allow national multifamily portfolio owners use the results from the SAHF Multifamily Portfolio Carbon Emissions Calculator ("the Calculator") to set portfolio targets for decarbonization, and then develop a list of prioritized portfolio segments and decarbonization strategies. 

  • 2023

    Tools / Training

    SAHF Multifamily Portfolio Carbon Emissions Calculator

    The SAHF Multifamily Portfolio Carbon Emissions Calculator ("the Calculator") allows multifamily portfolio owners to calculate their annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in CO2 equivalent ("carbon emissions"). The Calculator was created to allow multifamily portfolio owners understand their carbon emissions baseline based on actual and estimated data, providing them with the first step of the journey to measurable carbon reductions.

  • 2021

    Research / Report

    The Big Reach Report

    The Big Reach was a collaborative initiative of SAHF, its 13 members, and partners to achieve a 20% reduction in energy and water consumption across the SAHF member portfolios by the year 2020. Download the Big Reach Report here.

  • 2020

    Research / Report

    Improving Income Qualification for Energy Efficiency Programs: Recommended Approaches for Subsidized Affordable Housing

    In collaboration with Energy Efficiency for All, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future developed this fact sheet to offer guidance on how to design and administer income-eligibility criteria for low-income utility efficiency programs in ways that reduce barriers for the affordable housing owners and their residents who need these resources the most.

  • 2019

    Tools / Training

    New and Improved Energy Efficiency Programs

    The resources below provide practical information on how to participate in utility- or state-funded efficiency programs that can support capital improvements and improve building performance at your property.