Affordable Housing Finance is pleased to announce the finalists of its sixth annual Readers’ Choice Awards for the nation’s best developments of 2009-2010.

Family Finalists:

• Emerald Pines in Gulfport, Miss.; developed by Gorman & Co., Inc.

• Petaluma Avenue Homes in Sebastopol, Calif.; developed by Affordable Housing Associates

• Residences at Eastland in Fort Worth, Texas; developed by NuRock Cos.

• The St. Aidan in Brookline, Mass.; developed by The Planning Office for Urban Affairs

Green Finalists:

• Casa Feliz Studios in San Jose, Calif.; developed by First Community Housing and The John Stewart Co.

• Iris Glen Townhomes in Klamath Falls, Ore.; developed by Luckenbill-Drayton & Associates, LLC

• Rancho Lindo in Lamont, Calif.; developed by Self-Help Enterprises

Historic Rehab Finalists:

• Britton Budd Apartments in Chicago; developed by Chicago Housing Authority

• Cogswell Hall Redevelopment in Cleveland; developed by Cogswell Hall, Inc., and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

• Hotel North Bend Apartments  in North Bend, Ore.; developed by Umpqua Community Development Corp.

Master-Planned/Mixed-Use Finalists:

• The Crescent Club in New Orleans; developed by The Domain Cos.

• Mosaica in San Francisco; developed by Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. and Citizens Housing Corp.

• Sandywoods Farm in Tiverton, R.I.; developed by Church Community Housing Corp.

Preservation Finalists:

• Ashland Village in San Leandro, Calif.; developed by Eden Housing, Inc.

• Chancellor Manor in Burnsville, Minn.; developed by Community Housing Development Corp.

• Malden Arms Apartments in Chicago; developed by Mercy Housing Lakefront

• MonteVerde Apartments in Baltimore; developed by Greater Baltimore AHC, Inc.

Rural Finalists:

• Hooper Bay Affordable Housing Project in Hooper Bay, Alaska; developed by Cook Inlet Housing Authority

• I-Sah’-din’-di in Mescalero, N.M.; developed by Mescalero Apache Housing Authority

• Villa San Juan Bautista in Centralia, Wash.; developed by Catholic Housing Services

Seniors Finalists:

• Alta Torre in Palo Alto, Calif.; developed by BRIDGE Housing

• The Birches at Esopus in Ulster Park, N.Y.; developed by Birchez Associates, LLC

• Senior City Apartments in Federal Way, Wash.; developed by Korean Women’s Association

• The Terraces on Tulane in New Orleans; developed by Volunteers of America

Special-Needs Finalists:

• Florence House in Portland, Maine; developed by Avesta Housing

• Madrona Studios in Portland, Ore.; developed by Central City Concern and Housing Development Center

• Nelson Hopkins Apartments in Lockport, N.Y.; developed by Olmsted Center for Sight

• The New Carver Apartments in Los Angeles; developed by Skid Row Housing Trust

• Silver Star Apartments in Battle Creek, Mich.; developed by Trilogy Development

Urban Finalists:

• 10th and Mission Family Housing in San Francisco; developed by Mercy Housing California

• Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, N.Y.; developed by Habitat for Humanity — New York City

• Fox Courts in Oakland, Calif.; developed by Resources for Community Development

• St. Martin’s Apartments in Washington, D.C.; developed by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington