42 U.S. Code § 12810. Cost-saving building technologies and construction techniques
(a) In general
(b) Selection criteriaThe Secretary shall establish criteria for participating jurisdictions to select projects for assistance under the model program which may include—
the extent to which innovative, cost-saving building and construction technologies are utilized;
the extent to which innovative, cost-saving construction techniques are utilized;
any other factor, determined by the Secretary to be appropriate.