King County Housing Authority

King County Housing Authority

The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) provides rental housing and rental assistance to more than 18,000 low- and moderate-income individuals and families throughout the county. KCHA transforms distressed communities through well-designed, higher density, mixed-income housing that utilizes energy and water-saving technologies.


PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS

50% GHG reduction in 10 years
20% reduction in Energy Intensity
20% reduction in Water Intensity


KCHA IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE AND HUD PROGRAMS:

Better Climate Challenge   Better Buildings Challenge   Low Carbon Pilot

KCHA has committed to further reducing its energy use by joining the Better Climate Challenge and committing to at least 50 percent emissions reduction over the next ten years through deep energy-saving retrofits, electrification, heating efficiency upgrades, and utilization of clean electricity sources. In addition to their BCC commitment, KCHA has also established an internal 5-year goal to reduce the portfolio’s EUI by 10% through continuous energy-saving building upgrades, resident engagement initiatives and direct Installs of energy saving products across their housing portfolio.

Climate Challenge Commitment
9.6 MillionSquare Feet
Buildings Challenge Commitment
8 MillionSquare Feet
GHG Emissions Goals
50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions
Progress
Energy Goals
20% Reduction in Energy
Progress
8%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)
Water Goals
20%Reduction in Water Intensity
Progress
9%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)