HUD secretary tours Denver green public housing
DENVER (AP) – U.S Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan joined Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter in a tour of a new green public housing development.
Donovan on Friday visited Benedict Park Place, a sustainable mixed-income housing development. It uses solar and geothermal energy.
Perlmutter says the green energy initiatives will save the state $43,000 in HUD utility subsidies and the state will recoup expenses in seven years.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet was scheduled to attend, but stayed in Washington for a Senate vote.
Donovan will travel to Greeley Friday afternoon to join Gov. Bill Ritter and U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey to tour affordable apartments designed for people with disabilities.
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