Low-income housing goes 'green'

The Bronx could be leading the way in low-cost, energy-efficient housing.A new apartment building in Melrose is energy-efficient and provides low-income housing. The apartment has

THE BRONX - The Bronx could be leading the way in low-cost, energy-efficient housing.

A new apartment building in Melrose is energy-efficient and provides low-income housing. The apartment has solar panels, green roofs, energy-efficient windows, and bamboo flooring.

All the apartments within the 84-unit building are designated low-income. 10 percent of the apartments are for homeless housing.

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