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HOPE for HOMES Act of 2020 Introduced with Bipartisan Support

Graphic that features the words "Hope for Homes Re-introduced" at the top. . Text at the bottom reads, "$500 million to support online training for contractors."

The HOPE for HOMES Act of 2020 was introduced in the House and the Senate on June 24 with bipartisan support. The bill includes immediate relief and long-term support for the residential energy efficiency contractor industry negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It offers a two-pronged approach to support online contractor training and fuel re-hiring…

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and HOPE4HOMES

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Before the World Fell Apart The Building Performance Association (BPA) began 2020 with a robust strategy to advance the industry and drive more energy efficiency work across our country. With a workforce of over 2.3 million, our industry was hard at work improving homes and buildings, saving energy, and advancing resilience and economic opportunity for…

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The HOPE4HOMES Concept is Born

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As soon as the nation began shuttering businesses and halting energy retrofit programs last week, the Building Performance Association turned its lobbying effort to support contractors who were laying off employees and struggling to stay open during the pandemic. HOPE4HOMES is Born BPA has developed a new $500 Million concept – the Contractor “Home Online…

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