News, Awards, and Features

Congratulations Jamilla Afandi, a Winner of the #EQxD2020 Challenge Scholarship

Congratulations Jamilla Afandi, a winner of the #EQxD2020 Challenge Scholarship advocating for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. "My experience living in the housing projects shaped my understanding of the inequities within design and the built environment. For this reason, I chose to pursue architecture as a […]

Palo Alto Teacher Housing Project is One Step Closer to Reality

The project on 231 Grant Avenue includes 110 units for teachers in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties Source: By ALDO TOLEDO | | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: February 8, 2021 at 7:49 p.m. | UPDATED: February 9, 2021 at 12:46 p.m. PALO ALTO — A teacher housing project in the heart of […]

231 Grant Avenue, Teacher Housing Plan Moves Ahead in Palo Alto

Teacher housing plan moves ahead in Palo Alto Santa Clara County's proposed 110-apartment complex heads to City Council Monday night Source: Palo Alto Online by Gennady Sheyner / Palo Alto Weekly Uploaded: Thu, Feb 4, 2021, 9:37 am Santa Clara County's proposed development would provide 110 apartments for teachers and school district […]

Allison Village Residential Building Exterior Render VMWP Denver Finished 2020 with a Grand Slam!

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- February 3, 2021 VMWP DENVER’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING GRAND SLAM Van Meter Williams Pollack’s funded projects represent a lion's share of the affordable housing units awarded by CHFA in 2020. Denver, Colorado – Van Meter Williams Pollack has good news for our non-profit clients after a […]

Celebrating Victory Village – Affordable Housing for Low-Income Seniors

   Van Meter Williams Pollack celebrated Victory Village on Wednesday virtually with 85 friends of the community, residents, local representatives, and dedicated team members! Victory Village is indeed a victory for 54 low-income seniors in Fairfax, one third of whom are coming out of homelessness. It took […]

2020 Affordable Housing Design Charrettes Community Feature: The “Design by Community” Affordable Housing Design Charrettes Program

The “Design by Community” Affordable Housing Design Charrettes Program series began at the 2010 Housing Colorado Annual Conference. Housing Colorado and University of Colorado Denver's College of Architecture and Planning have continued to offer this program on an annual basis, serving communities throughout the state. This […]

Veterans Village is Affordable Housing Finance Winner

Colma Veterans Village has been announced as a Winner in the Special-Needs Category of Affordable Housing Finance's 2020 Readers' Choice Awards for its role in helping meet the housing and health needs of vulnerable veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. The 66 unit affordable veterans […]

Affordable Housing Community in Thornton Awarded Tax Credits

Source: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Adams County housing authority Maiker Housing Partners has received Federal and State Low Income Housing Tax Credits from the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) for the construction of Crossing Pointe South, located at 4220 E. 104th Ave in Thornton. The Crossing Pointe multi-generational community already […]

Wayzata – Charting the Course: Reconciling Small Town Character and Housing Diversity

Van Meter Williams Pollack, LLP is thrilled to assist the City of Wayzata in their update of their Design Standards in coordination with the Wayzata 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Wayzata comes from the Dakota word meaning “north shore” and city is known for its beautiful lakefront, historic train […]

New Energy Storage Project to be Implemented at Valencia Gardens Affordable Housing Site

Source: Clean Coalition Valencia Gardens Energy Storage (VGES) Project California's first front-of-meter merchant energy storage project The Clean Coalition is leading the Valencia Gardens Energy Storage (VGES) Project. This groundbreaking project, located in a disadvantaged community in the heart of San Francisco, will showcase how front-of-meter (FOM) energy storage […]