GREEN BUILDING: ► What Is It? ► Why Do It? ► Green Certification ► Costs & Benefits ► Resources & Research

Welcome to Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Green Building homepage.  We have established this webpage to provide information and resources on green building to the affordable housing development community.


Professionals in virtually every industry are talking about going green.  “Green” is a term used to describe environmentally sustainable and healthy practices, on both a large-scale societal level, and a personal level.  Green building involves the elements of home construction and design that have a minimal impact on the environment and promote the health of residents.  In addition to environmental sustainability, resource preservation, and health benefits, green building can also be cost-effective for residents, property managers, and developers.


Florida Housing incentivizes the inclusion of green building features in affordable homeowner and rental homes financed by most of our programs.  To find out more about the individual programs click on the links to the left.