When going green brings an unexpected financial burden

Archive: March 2019

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When going green brings an unexpected financial burden

Posted on March 6, 2019

In the words of Bet Tzedek Attorney Jenna Miara, “There is a much better way to get green energy improvements in LA County. It cannot be on the backs of low-income consumers who get saddled with these loans that are tied to their homes.” KCRW reporter Anna Scott writes about Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), Continue Reading »

LA Times cites Bet Tzedek’s work to protect low-income, elderly homeowners from PACE home-improvement scams

Posted on June 12, 2017

On June 4, 2017, Andrew Khouri of the Los Angeles Times explored how the PACE home loan program — designed to encourage homeowners to make energy-efficient renovations at low-cost — has been manipulated by some contractors to target low-income, elderly homeowners for home repairs and renovations they cannot afford, often with disastrous consequences. Bet Tzedek Continue Reading »

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