ELECTRIFICATION INCENTIVES FOR
AFFORDABLE MULTIFAMILY HOUSING

Multifamily Affordable
Housing Electrification
Program (MAHEP)

Program Overview:


The Multifamily Affordable Housing Electrification Program (MAHEP) is administered by the South Coast AQMD and implemented by AEA. MAHEP provides incentives for existing low-income multifamily buildings properties to upgrade combustion-based NOx producing equipment with high efficiency electric heat pumps and induction cooktops. Incentives are eligible for the gas to electric upgrade of water heaters, space heating/cooling equipment, cooking appliances, and laundry appliances that serve apartments, common areas, or central systems.

Property Eligibility Requirements:


  1. Contain at least 5 units
  2. Meet affordability requirement of at least 66% of households at or below 80% of Area Median Income
  3. Be located in aSouth Coast AQMD Territory
  4. Be located in aCal EPA Disadvantaged Community (DAC)
  5. Replace combustion-based equipment with high-efficiency electric heat pump alternatives under program technical support


Program Process:



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Eligible Measures and Incentives:


Note: higher incentives are available if located within 6 miles of a program identified peaker power plant or refinery. Contact the program for more information.



Resources:


MAHEP Priority Territories:


Contact:


For more information about the Multifamily Affordable Housing Electrification Program (MAHEP), email us at:MAHEP@aea.us.org