News, Awards, and Features

All-Electric Affordable Housing is One Step Closer to Reality in San Jose

Affirmed Housing Group just received ministerial approval for 79 units of service-enriched affordable housing and office space at 3090 South Bascom Avenue in San Jose. The proposed building is all-electric with PV panels offsetting most of the tenant load. The 3090 South Bascom team is collaborating […]

Phase 2 of VMWP’s Potrero HOPE Project is Underway

Source: Socketsite The second phase of the approved master plan for redeveloping the 33-acre public housing development atop Potrero Hill, a five-phase plan which aims to eventually rebuild over 600 units of distressed public housing and create an additional 155 affordable homes, along with approximately 800 […]

ILFI Announces New Affordable Housing Pilot Project: 180 Jones

Source: trim lab VMWP is honored to be included in the International Living Future Institute Affordable Housing Pilot Program. 180 Jones, along with an exceptional cohort of affordable housing projects, signed up to pursue the Living Building Challenge, Core Green Building, Materials Petal, Zero Carbon, or Zero Energy Certifications, […]

Denver Passes 8315 E. Colfax Ave. Making Way for Affordable Housing

Denver passes $15 million project to turn former East Colfax strip club into affordable housing Source: The Denver Gazette Date: March 1,  2021 The Denver City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday night allocating $15 million for the development of a new affordable housing project in the East […]

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: www.mercurynews.com By ALDO TOLEDO | atoledo@bayareanewsgroup.com | 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 […]
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