June 1, 2012

Affordable Green Homes

China’s government just announced it will allow financial institutions to provide lower mortgage rates for buyers of environmentally friendly housing (see below for more detail).

Meanwhile in the USA there is a lack of incentives to encourage housebuilders to shoulder the extra cost of an eco-home. Developers pont to the absence of specific subsidies, tax breaks and supportive policies, it is difficult to add on the cost of making a sustainable structure.

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