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Milford Housing Development Corporation

Milford, Delaware

ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence

Milford Affordable Housing Development (MAHD) is a value-driven, nonprofit developer of affordable housing in Delaware with a mission to provide affordable housing solutions to people of modest means. MAHD is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its dedication to making homeownership more affordable through ENERGY STAR and its Self-Help Housing program. Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Developing 20 Self-Help homeownership units in 2012, all of which were built to EPA's more stringent Version 3.0 requirements for ENERGY STAR certified homes.
  • Lowering monthly utility costs of homeowners by approximately $50-$70 compared to the estimated costs in comparable non-certified homes, while also increasing homeowner comfort.
  • Committing to build 100 percent of all new housing units to ENERGY STAR specifications, including both rental and homeownership units.
  • Receiving recognition from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for outstanding efforts in energy efficiency through HUD's Self-Help Housing Program (SHOP).
  • Promoting its ENERGY STAR partnership on its website, providing homeowners with ENERGY STAR home certificates, and placing ENERGY STAR plaques on each home so homeowners can proudly acknowledge their certified homes.