Awards Received by First Community Housing
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The American Institute of Architects
U.S. Green Building Council logo
Affordable Housing Finance logo
Affordable Housing Leadership Awards
Build It Green logo
Silicon Valley Water Conservation
Gold Nugget Awards logo
Enterprise logo
Gov’s Env & Econ Leadership Awards
Santa Clara Valley Water District
California Legislature Assembly logo
State of California Senate logo
Acterra Business Environmental Awar
Environmental Design + Construction
Transform logo
The League of American Bicyclists

Multifamily Executive

  • 2020, MFE Award, Affordable Category – Second Street Studios

Silicon Valley Business Journal

  • 2019, Structures award: Second Street Studios – Affordable Residential Project

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

  • 2020, LEED Platinum for Homes – Second Street Studios

  • 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

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