- Who We Are
- What We Do
- What We've Accomplished
LISC New York City focuses on preserving the physical integrity, financial viability and sustainability of the affordable housing we have helped nonprofit groups to develop over the years. Part of our strategy includes incorporating green and healthy practices into these buildings. We are committed to supporting our CDC partners who are property managers and owners to find innovative and simple ways to save money and improve the sustainability of their large and aging building portfolio.
Two Shades of Green (TSG) integrates green, healthy and cost-effective measures into existing affordable housing rehabilitation and property maintenance. To strengthen program delivery, LISC mobilizes a wide range of affordable housing, community health and energy stakeholders to align resources.
Since 2013, our Two Shades of Green program has integrated energy efficiency, water conservation, pest management, non-toxic cleaning, smoke-free policy, and active design features into 1,100 units of affordable housing.
Partners include NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, NYC Smoke-Free and our CDC partners.
To advance energy and water conservation measures during the time of rehabilitation, TSG provides a comprehensive set of services to affordable housing property owners and managers including:
TSG seizes the opportunity to use rehabilitation to improve a building’s health environment. It provides targeted technical support to help affordable owners integrate the following health measures:
Research, Tools and Case Studies
Learn more about the NYC-Retrofit Accelerator and the services they offer.