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Awards Received by First Community Housing

The American Institute of Architects

  • 2016, Merit Award for Japantown Senior Apartments

  • 2014, Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability – Salinas Gateway Apartments

  • 2010, AIA Housing Award for Multifamily Housing – Gish Apartments

  • 2009, Top Ten Green Projects Award, Committee on the Environment– Gish Apartments 

  • 2008, Exceptional Residential Bay Area Design Awards – Gish Apartments

  • 2008, Honor Award for Gish Apartments

  • 2004, Exceptional Residential: Bay Area Regional Design Awards – El Paseo Studios

  • 2004, Certificate of Recognition, Design Excellence in Affordable Green Housing – El Paseo Studios

U.S. Green Building Council

  • 2019, USBGC Outstanding Developer of LEED Homes

  • 2012, USBGC Super Heroes Award for an Outstanding Community Organization

  • 2016, LEED Platinum for Homes –Japantown Senior Apartments

  • 2015, LEED Platinum for Homes – 1585 Studios

  • 2014, LEED Platinum for Homes – Salinas Gateway Senior Apartments

  • 2012, LEED Platinum for Homes – Fourth Street Family Apartments

  • 2010, LEED Gold for New Construction – Casa Feliz Studios

  • 2008, LEED Gold for New Construction – Gish Apartments

  • 2008, first building in LEED for homes pilot program - Gish Apartments

  • 2008, LEED Gold for Homes – Gish Apartments

  • 2008, LEED Gold for New Construction – Villa Montgomery

Affordable Housing Finance

  • 2008, Readers’ Choice Award, Best Green Project – Gish Apartments

Affordable Housing Leadership Awards

  • 2017, All-Star Partner – First Community Housing

Build It Green

  • 2005 Multifamily , Green Point Rated, 145 points – Gish Apartments

Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards

  • 2013, World Water Day Organization Award – First Community Housing

  • 2009, World Water Day Organization Award, Multiple Benefit Category – First Community Housing

Gold Nugget Awards

  • 2004, Award of Merit, Sustainable/Green Multi Family Residential Project of the Year – Paseo Studio SRO

  • 2003, Award of Merit, Best Affordable Project – Craig Gardens Apartments

  • 1996, Award of Merit, Best Affordable Housing Project – Rincon De Los Esteros Apartments

Enterprise

  • 2008, MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing (First Place, Property and Asset Management) – First Community Housing

Governor’s Environmental & Economic Leadership Awards

  • 2010 – Casa Feliz Studios

California Supportive Housing Quality Award

  • 2011, Excellence in Design, Finalist – First Community Housing

Bank Of America, Neighborhood Excellence Initiative

  • 2007,  Neighborhood Builder Award – First Community Housing

Santa Clara Valley Water District

  • 2015, Water Saving Heroes – Rincon De Los Esteros

  • 2008, Site Design for Storm Water Pollution Prevention Award (Private Project – Large Residential)  – Casa Feliz Studios

California Legislature Assembly

  • 2017, Certificate of Recognition, Non Profit Housing Association – First Community Housing

  • 2009, Certificate of Recognition, SV Water Conservation Awards – First Community Housing

State of California Senate

  • 2016, Certificate of Recognition, Recognition of 30 years creating affordable housing in the Bay Area – First Community Housing

  • 2015, Certificate of Recognition – 1585 Studios

  • 2010, Certificate of Recognition, Green building/Smart Growth Award – First Community Housing

Acterra Business Environmental Award

  • 2011, Award for Sustainability, Small Organization – First Community Housing

Environmental Design + Construction Magazine

  • 2004, Excellence in Design – El Paseo Studios

Transform

  • 2015, First ever Green Trip Rated Portfolio—First Community Housing

The League of American Bicyclists

2017-2021, Silver Level Bicycle-Friendly Business – First Community