Research & Publications

Policy Brief: The Residential Capital Stack

October 18, 2023

by Kara Saul Rinaldi and Skip Wiltshire-Gordon

Maximizing Impacts of HOMES, HEEHR, 25C Tax Credit, WAP, GCRF, and Utility Programs for Existing Single-Family Homes

The HOMES Rebate Program: Efficiency for Everyone

The IRA includes a historic $8.8 billion in rebates and tax incentives to help consumers make home energy upgrades that reduce energy bills and carbon emissions. Our new policy paper, based on the latest DOE guidelines, The Residential Capital Stack, outlines how the new incentives can be combined with funding from other federal, state, and utility programs – such as the Weatherization Assistance Program – to provide even greater benefits to low-income, moderate-income, and market-rate households.

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