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Colorado NAHRO Honors AVi at Olde Town with Best Project Award

AVi at Olde Town Award of Excellence The Colorado National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) has awarded the prestigious Awards of Excellence to AVi at Olde Town. The project has been Awarded Best Project for 2023, celebrating the best of affordable housing in Colorado. [caption […]

AVi has been awarded a Housing Colorado Eagle Award

Congratulations to the AVi team as they have been awarded the Housing Colorado Eagle Award for 2023! We celebrate Foothills Regional Housing's AVi at Olde Town, in Arvada, Colorado which provides affordable housing that features 100 one-and two-bedroom units, with 30 reserved for foster youth facing […]

Architizer Honors VMWP with Special Mention for Affordable Housing

Architizer Honors VMWP with Special Mention for Affordable Housing   We are thrilled to announce that Victory Village has been selected as a Special Mention in the Affordable Housing category for the 2023 Architizer A+ Awards.   This Architizer award is an outstanding accomplishment for VMWP and the Victory […]

Celebrating SAHA’s Albany Family Housing groundbreaking

Rick Williams and Camille Lo attended the groundbreaking for SAHA's Albany Family Housing at 755 Cleveland Avenue last week. This was an exceptionally celebratory day as the project is the first affordable housing development in Albany, California. Congratulations to SAHA and the entire development team. […]

Equity Matters project takes root with predevelopment assistance

Source: Hennepin County Economic Development Emerging developer transforms vacant lot down the street A new community resource for local entrepreneurs and creatives is taking root on a vacant lot in North Minneapolis. Ahmad Eltawely, who lives one block west of the site, wanted to bring a sense […]

2175 Market “may be the best” new flatiron building in San Francisco

Forget New York. This map shows San Francisco’s striking collection of flatiron buildings By John King |  April 30, 2023 4:00 a.m. To see full article/source: San Francisco Chronicle   Let’s start with the obvious: America’s most famous flatiron building is the Flatiron Building in New York — the wafer-thin, 22-story triangle […]

Project replacing Santa Rosa mobile home park lost in Tubbs Fire reaches milestone

 The first 94 units are slated to be completed in May with residents beginning to move in as early as late June. Author: PAULINA PINEDA Source: THE PRESS DEMOCRAT [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1023"] Work continues on the first phase of the affordable senior housing project at the former […]

San Jose for All – Deep Dive into the San Jose Design Guidelines

Want to know how San Jose can be designed through 2050? This panel shares the process of developing the guidelines and the implications for housing, development and building community in San Jose. The design team and city staff who developed the document share the background thinking […]

Denver community fundraises to build affordable housing, Montbello FreshLo Hub

The often-overlooked Denver neighborhood of Montbello raises money to build affordable housing and space for services in their community. Watch CBS's coverage of  the anticipated mixed-use Montbello FreshLo Hub redevelops an infill 1.6 acre former RTD bus storage site. The project's proposed design brings a series of community-oriented […]

Bella Vista Inn a Homekey site has been approved

A proposed multibillion-dollar regional bond signals a shift in how Bay Area affordable housing is funded As funds from Santa Clara County’s Measure A dwindle, a new solution emerges SAN CLARA, CALIF. – NOV. 2: The Bella Vista Inn, located on the 3500 block of El Camino […]

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