In the publication, Architecture Week, he reports:
"We call it the "14x Stimulus" plan. In order to capture the job-creation and private-spending potential of the private building sector, this plan encourages households off the sidelines and into the renovation and home-buying market. The proposal recommends using state and local stimulus money to create a local mortgage buy-down program that offers reduced mortgage interest rates contingent upon renovating or building to meet specific energy-reduction targets." See full article.