Green in Action

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Climate change and housing affordability are two of the most pressing issues in cities today. The Green in Action podcast asks, what are practitioners doing to address these urgent concerns? Join host Kimberly Vermeer, President of Urban Habitat Initiatives, for stories about green leadership in affordable housing. Green in Action dives deep into the successes, innovations, and challenges of green leaders developing sustainable and equitable communities. Learn more about the pod at and follow us on Twitter @UHIPodcast.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Season One Recap

    Season one of the Green in Action podcast is a wrap! Wondering what you missed? Tune in for host Kimberly Vermeer’s recap of the first season of the show. Kim reflects on season one’s stories: making net zero work for residents and redefining sustainability in rural New York ...


  2. Sustainable Homeownership: Transforming Communities

    A view from the Street of the B. Ruppe Drugstore that Homewise redevelopedNew Mexico, a national vacation destination, has a serious housing shortage: over half of ...


  3. Moving Beyond Green Buildings with Dana Bourland

    In this episode of the Green in Action podcast, host Kimberly Vermeer speaks with Dana Bourland, Enterprise Community Partners alum, founder of the JPB Foundation Environment program, and fellow Island Press author. Kim and Dana get personal about their motivations to push for healthy and equitable ...


  4. Not for the Birds: Deep Green at Finch

    The view from the Alewife neighborhood of Cambridge from the roof deck of Finch Join Host Kimberly Vermeer for the story of Finch, the largest new construction affordable ...


  5. Getting into Integrated Design

    If you ask most green housing practitioners, they’ll tell you that the integrated design process is crucial if you want a successful outcome of truly sustainable communities. But what is the integrated design process, and how do you make it work in practice? In this episode of Green in Action, ...