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EEFA NY coalition work helps ensure that living standards for everyone are more comfortable and affordable.


The Energy Efficiency for All New York coalition works together to ensure that all New Yorkers are able to participate in a clean and affordable energy future and access to affordable, efficient, healthy and comfortable housing. We will accomplish this by:

Supporting and aligning the work of local stakeholders and directly engaging state and city policy makers and program administrators to identify, develop,  and advocate for solutions that will help New York lead the nation on energy efficiency in affordable multifamily housing;

Participating in state-level proceedings to advocate for low and moderate income communities on utility regulation, energy assistance programs, and energy efficiency efforts;

Align and engage with partners and stakeholders to educate communities, affordable housing owners and property managers about strategies for creating and preserving affordable, efficient, healthy and comfortable homes for low-moderate income New Yorkers.


The EEFA NY coalition is working together to ensure multifamily building owners, the building industry, and state partner together to bring New York’s steam heating systems into the 21st century.

The coalition is coordinated by member organizations. The current coordinator is Valerie Strauss of the Association for Energy Affordability. 

The Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. is a non-profit that specializes in energy efficiency in multifamily and affordable housing. AEA performs energy consulting, implements government and utility energy efficiency programs in NY and CA, and conducts training for professionals and contractors.

Enterprise Community Partners is a national group focused on preserving and developing affordable housing – we work with both National and the New York state group.

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative is a health-focused non-profit operating in a number of different states, working to link healthy homes with affordable housing.

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation is a national non-profit focused on investing in the improvement of housing, health, education, public safety and employment in our communities – we work with both national and the New York state group.

The Center for Working Families in NY is part of a non-profit advocacy group operating in multiple states, working across a number of progressive issues, including climate change and the green economy.

The Pace Energy and Climate Center operates a small, agile, interdisciplinary team that provides cutting edge research and analysis on legal, regulatory, and policy matters. Pace focuses on waging a strong offense at the state and community level

The Natural Resources Defense Council is a New York City-based, non-profit international environmental advocacy group working to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.

We Act for Environmental Justice is one of the leading New York environmental justice organizations, working across a range of health and environmental issues that impact low income communities.

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