Interesting Article About Solar Financing and Home Loans
By Emily Steiver on July 1, 2010
DC has been considering Property Assessed Clean Energy (known as PACE loans) that allow the cost of solar panels to be put onto real property taxes. This is a way to bring the costs into reach for lower income families and also promotes solar for people that may not stay in their homes long enough to fully recoup the costs. This NY Times article discusses issues that are cropping up between PACE loans and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages.