News, Awards, and Features

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: milehighcre.com 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 […]

Mayor London Breed Celebrates Ceremonial Groundbreaking Of 100% Affordable Housing In The Excelsior Funded By Affordable Housing Bonds

Source: Patch.com Posted by Press Release Desk | Friday, October 16, 2020 Mayor London N. Breed today participated in the ceremonial groundbreaking of 137 affordable homes at 4840 Mission Street. San Francisco’s west side will get its biggest influx of housing in several decades, after the Board of Supervisors […]

Ceremonial Groundbreaking for 4840 Mission Street is Years in The Making and a Win for District 11 Residents

Today, Supervisor Safai was elated to be joined by Mayor London Breed, BRIDGE Housing's Executive Vice President Smitha Seshadri, and Mission Neighborhood Health Center's Executive Director and CEO Brenda Storey to collectively celebrate District 11's 4840 Mission Street affordable housing project, a project that is […]

Staff Feature: Masoomeh Sharifi Soofiani Serves Her Community

Masoomeh Sharifi Soofiani has been appointed to the Planning Commission by the Richmond City Council this month and will be serving her community for the next two years. "I look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with the planning commission to help build up an equitable, […]
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