Low Income Housing Tax Credits & Sustainable Development in Alaska, 2013

Alaska’s 2013 QAP prioritizes projects that maximize energy efficiency. 

As a threshold requirement, Alaska’s 2013 QAP requires that Energy Star Appliances be exclusively used where such appliances may be incorporated into the project designs. 

Projects can receive up to 15 points for energy efficiency. This includes 5 points for projects that achieve a 2012 IECC Certification, 5 points for projects that incorporate solar thermal or geothermal energy, 3 points for projects that incorporate solar photovoltaic energy, and 2 points for projects that include an energy performance guarantee.

Alaska does not distinguish between rehabilitation and new construction.

Alaska’s 2013 QAP awards 5 points for any project located in a qualified census tract and contributes to a community revitalization plan. 

Contributed By: 
National Housing Trust

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