MFA Housing New Mexico

Energy$mart Multifamily Weatherization Program

ICAST has been selected by MFA as the multifamily WAP implementer.

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MFA’s Multifamily Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) helps lower energy costs for income-eligible multifamily properties with five or more units. Energy-saving measures and home repairs for health and safety reasons are provided at no cost to occupants.

The City of Albuquerque is taking new strides towards citywide sustainability goals with a new partnership with ICAST. Read more HERE

Benefits to Weatherization

  • Helps reduce utility bills for income-eligible residents, and property owner;
  • Increases value of property;
  • Reduces Operation and Maintenance (“O&M”) costs for property;
  • Reduces pollution;
  • Increases comfort for the residents;
  • Improves health and safety for residents;
  • Preserves affordability of housing; and
  • Provides local jobs.

How it Works

Step 1: Upon Income qualification of the property, an energy assessment of the property is conducted to identify opportunities to enhance its energy performance.

Step 2: A Scope of Work is created for approval from the owner and MFA.

Step 3: Upon approval, the property is upgraded.

Step 4: Final inspections are completed before issuing a certification of completion.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Subsidized multifamily properties with HUD Project Based subsidies, Public Housing, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (“LIHTC”), or USDA-RD.
  • At least 66% of the dwelling units are occupied by a family unit whose income is at or below 200% of the poverty level.

Please note that there may be a waiting list due to high demand.


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