Back to top

Green Communities Criteria

Welcome to the 2020 Enterprise Green Communities Criteria! 

With this digital format of the 2020 Enterprise Green Communities Criteria, review the full content of the criteria manual and simultaneously access the criteria checklist to tally project criteria goals, requirements and optional points. When you are ready to submit an application for certification, visit the certification portal.

The First 20 - You're Invited to Lead

See the developers that are among the first to certify to the 2020 Green Communities Criteria and follow their journeys throughout the certification process.

Utilize key features of this site to: 

  • Employ the filter feature to view only those criteria requirements and options applicable to your project’s construction type and setting  
  • Print a pdf of your checklist to share with project team members 
  • Download a working excel checklist to track and score your criteria goals offline 
  • Stay up to date on all 2020 Green Communities Addenda and FAQ 

Reach out to our team at with any questions, review other Enterprise Green Communities resources at

We applaud your commitment to green affordable housing.   

Enterprise Green Communities