Organizational Achievement Awards

  • Citibank VITA Site of the Year Award. In recognition to provide free tax preparation services to Oakland’s residents and ensuring that families and individuals claim the EITC and receive their income tax refunds,  2011.
  • San Francisco Foundation Community Leadership Award (In the spirit of John R. May Awards for organization initiatives in response to contemporary problems). Individuals and organizations whose leadership has made a significant impact in Bay Area Communities, 2010
  • HUD Nationally Recognized Program for Urban Development Excellence Award for National Excellence Central District/City-Wide Housing Development Program-Oakland
  • California Housing Hall of Fame from the California Housing Consortium for long standing contribution to creation of affordable housing in California, 2006
  • Citibank Non-profit Appreciation Award “Helping to Make Our Communities Better,” 2006
  • California State Assembly Certification of Recognition for 25 Years of Excellence in Housing and Economic Development for the Citizens of the City of Oakland  
  • Great Western Bank Housing Award for accomplishments in affordable housing development, 1995

Bayporte Village 

  • Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) Award of MeritBest Affordable Project - Detached, 2006

Frank G. Mar Family Housing (visit property page)

  • MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing. Third Place, Property & Asset Management, 2006
  • Presidential Design Award, National Endowment for the Arts. Highest Awards in Design, 1992 
  • Fannie Mae Foundation Maxwell Award of ExcellenceNational recognition for innovative approaches in meeting housing needs of low-income Americans, 1992 
  • PCBC Gold Nugget AwardBest in the West-Best Affordable Housing Development, 1992 
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Oakland Design Advocates Oakland Orchid. Orchids & Onions Award Program 1992
  • National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) National Award in Project Design, 1992
  • BSHF World Habitat Award,  United Nations International Year of Shelter for the Homeless, Building and Social Housing Foundation, 1990  “A project offering sustainable futures to residents which provides practical and imaginative solutions to current housing programs in developed and developing countries.”

Hismen Hin-Nue Terrace Apartments (visit property page)

  • PCBC 1995 Gold Nugget Award. Best Affordable Housing Development 
  • The Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies Meritorious Achievement Award1996 
  • Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition Honorable Mention, 1996
  • NAHRO National Award of Merit1996 
  • The Rudy Bruner Foundation Award for Excellence in the Urban EnvironmentSilver medalist, 1997 

Hugh Taylor House (visit property page)

  • Mortgage Bankers of Association of America Affordable Housing Certificate of Merit, 1996 

Lion Creek Crossings (visit property page)

  • US Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 Phoenix Award, 2006 
  • California Redevelopment Association Award of Excellence in Residential Development-New Construction, 2007 
  • NAHRO National Award for Excellence in Project Design
  • Pacific Coast Builders Conference 2015 Gold Nugget Merit Award, Affordable Housing Community 

Madison Park Apartments (visit property page)

  • California Preservation Foundation 1996 Preservation Design Award
  • Fannie Mae Foundation 1995 Maxwell Awards of Excellence, Honorable Mention
  • Eighth Maxwell Awards of Excellence Program for the Production of Low-Income, Finalist

Oakland Point Limited Partnership (visit property page)

  • Oakland Heritage Alliance Partners in Preservation Award

San Pablo Hotel (visit property page)

  • Fannie Mae Foundation 1996 Maxwell Awards of Excellence, Honorable Mention
  • Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition 1996 Best Special Needs Project

Swan's Marketplace (visit property page)

  • PCBC 2001 Gold Nugget Award Best Mixed-Use Project
  • California Preservation Foundation 2001 Design Award for Rehabilitation/Adaptive reuse
  • The Rudy Bruner Foundation 2001 for Excellence in the Urban Environment, Silver medallist
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Architecture and the Arts, City Design Center. 2001 Design Matters: Best Practices in Affordable HousiNG
  • Community Reinvestment Association (CRA) 2001 CRA Award of Excellence for Mixed-Use Development Presented to the Oakland Redevelopment AgencY
  • AIA Center for Livable Communities 2000 Housing Professional Interest Area Awards for Community Design. To Recognize Excellence in Residential Design
  • 2001 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Mixed-Use/Mixed Income Development Award from AIA Center for Livable Communities. Housing Professional Interest Area in partnership with the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development

Seven Directions Apartments (visit property page)

  • 2009 Gold Nugget Competition Award of Merit, “Outstanding Affordable Project"
  • 2010 Golden Nugget Award Award Merit, “Best Mixed Use Project”

Jack London Gateway Senior Housing (visit property page)

  • 2010 Golden Nugget Award “Green Point Rated Community of the Year”
  • 2010 Golden Nugget Award Awards of Merit, “Best Infill, Re-Development or Rehab Site Plan”