Fort Wayne Housing Authority

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Challenge Commitment
576Thousand Square Feet
Goals Progress
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity6%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)

The Fort Wayne Housing Authority (FWHA) is a High Performing PHA with a portfolio of over 700 public housing units and an additional 2,900 Housing Choice Voucher families, providing affordable housing to a diverse range of income eligible families. The FWHA mission is to provide good quality, affordable housing and superior services to eligible members for the Fort Wayne community and to maintain an atmosphere which encourages self-sufficiency.

FWHA eagerly commits to a portfolio-wide energy reduction goal of 20% by 2024. FWHA will reach this goal through the implementation and completion of an Energy Performance Contract. Energy efficiency upgrades will take place at nine of eleven developments and will include building systems and envelope upgrades, lighting upgrades, water conservation measures, and energy efficient window replacement upgrades plus tenant energy usage education. Careful consumption monitoring will be implemented to manage program goals success.