U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is joined on stage by Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during the Climate Crisis Summit at Drake University on November 9, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will unveil legislation on Thursday that provides $180 billion over 10 years to cut carbon dioxide emissions from public housing across the country.
The bill is the latest effort by the Democrats to bring Green New Deal policies into housing policy. The legislation would retrofit 1 million units of federally owned housing and provide funding to add solar panels and secure renewable…