Affordable Housing Finance is pleased to announce its fifth annual Readers’ Choice Awards winners for the nation’s best affordable housing developments. The magazine is honoring 10 developments from across the nation that serve low-income Americans and their communities.
Affordable Housing Finance subscribers voted on the winners in each of the 10 categories as well as the best overall development out of 35 finalists that appeared in the July/August issue.
Affordable Housing Finance’s 2008-2009 Readers’ Choice Winners:
Overall Winner: 990 Polk Street in San Francisco; developed by Citizens Housing Corp. and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp.
Family: Grass Creek Village in Anchorage; developed by Cook Inlet Housing Authority
Green: Renaissance Riverfront Lofts in Denver; developed by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Historic Rehab: Royalton Apartments in Miami; developed by Carlisle Development Group and Carrfour Supportive Housing, Inc.
Homeownership: Mandela Gateway Townhomes in Oakland, Calif.; developed by BRIDGE Housing Corp.
Master-Planned/Mixed-Use: St. Vincent’s Affordable Housing in Santa Barbara, Calif.; developed by Mercy Housing
Preservation: Spring Creek Gardens in Brooklyn, N.Y.; developed by The Domain Cos. and The Arker Cos.
Rural: Red Hawk Apartments in Springdale, Utah; developed by Color Country Community Housing, Inc.
Seniors: 990 Polk Street in San Francisco; developed by Citizens Housing Corp. and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp.
Special-Needs: Rayen Apartments in Los Angeles; developed by A Community of Friends
Urban: The Preserve in New Orleans; developed by The Domain Cos.
The Readers’ Choice winners will be honored at a luncheon at the conclusion of AHF Live: The 2009 Affordable Housing Developers’ Summit on Oct. 28 at the Palmer House in Chicago. For more information about AHF Live .