News, Awards, and Features

VMWP Has Opened in Minneapolis!

We are excited to bring our passion for designing equitable, sustainable, and affordable housing to the Twin Cities.   In Fact, We've Been Here for Years VMWP has been serving Minnesotan neighborhoods since 2007. We have completed several infill urban design studies, responding to the need for mid-size transit-oriented […]

Colma Veterans Village Dedication

We are excited to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Colma Veterans Village. Colma Veterans Village is a new affordable community serving low-income veterans, the first Mercy Housing community of its kind in the San Francisco Bay Area.The 66-apartment, three story building features a variety […]

VMWP Celebrates 30 Years

On Friday we were honored to celebrate 30 years of work with our VMWP family. Surrounded by former employees, colleagues, collaborators, clients, and partners we are grateful to have had the opportunity to work alongside so many amazing people throughout our thirty years of sustainable […]

Senior housing development rises in Thornton

Crossing Pointe North meant as first part of multi-generational community Scott Taylor The ultimate goal for Thornton’s new Crossing Pointe North housing development, according to Unison Housing Partners Executive Director Peter Lifari, is to build a multi-generational community. “Ultimately, the concept for this is inter-generational living,” Lifari said. […]

Sheltered from the superheated real estate market, Valencia Gardens residents view the changing Mission from a different vantage point

By Eric Murphy In the Mission, gentrification and displacement loom over daily life. Stories abound of wealthy newcomers pushing out longtime community members, skyrocketing rents, and local businesses changing to fit the tastes of a new class of neighborhood residents. But for the people of Valencia Gardens, […]

Tim Van Meter’s Net-Zero HildaHaus Featured in Dwell

Creating the HildaHaus: Our Story Preamble: An architect has visions of a Net Zero, Carbon Neutral House in the high Rocky Mountains, in one of the coldest areas of the US. His Mexican born wife / an Energy Industry white-collar, has a firm mandate for staying warm…Our […]

Richardson Hall Elders Honored in The New York Times

The Most Fabulous Old Folks Home By Wendy MacNaughton House of Elders It’s hard getting old. It’s even harder for LGBTQ seniors, who are all but invisible both in conversations around aging and within the youth-focused LGBTQ community. For the end of pride month, I visited San Francisco’s […]

Warm Springs Featured in Silicon Valley Business Journal

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Fremont in focus: Housing rises in Warm Springs as developers wait for commercial contracts The first residents have moved into Fremont’s Warm Springs Innovation District, though the view from their condos and townhomes — where prices start around $850,000 and rise to […]

These Millennials Got New Roommates. They’re Nuns. A project called Nuns and Nones moved religion-free millennials into a convent.

The New York Times new piece about the Sisters of Mercy, from the Burlingame campus, and their fascinating connection to their new non-religious millennial roommates. BURLINGAME, Calif. — Sarah Jane Bradley was an unmarried, “spiritual but not religious” professional in her early 30s, with a rowdy […]

El Cerrito Celebrates Grand Opening of Hana Gardens Senior Apartments

El Cerrito, CA - The City of El Cerrito, Eden Housing, and Van Meter Williams Pollack celebrate the grand opening of Hana Gardens Senior Apartments, in El Cerrito. Hana Gardens Senior Apartments is a 63 unit mixed-use senior affordable housing community adjacent to City Hall and […]
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