Charities Housing was one of 8 winners of the inaugural 2005 John M. Clancy awards in 2005. Homesafe San Jose was chosen from 56 projects submitted by architects and organizations from 20 states.

“The intent of the John Clancy Award for Socially Responsible Housing is to recognize and encourage excellence in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of socially responsible urban housing by honoring an organization, a group, or an individual who has been a major force behind one or more built housing developments characterized by excellence in planning, design and construction…

Jurors lauded the cost-effective, unified design, citing the quality of the site plan, the straightforward building geometries, and the expressive but simple architectural vocabulary of pitched-roof forms rendered in stucco and accented appropriately with color. ”

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In May 2005, Charities Housing was informed that it has been approved for funding for two projects from the Multi-family Housing Project (MHP). These are for Paseo Senter Phase Phase II and I. MHP is a program of the State of California, providing deferred payment loans to assist the new construction, rehabilitation and preservation of permanent and transitional rental housing for lower income households.

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Stoney Pine Villa, a Charities Housing development, is one of 18 showcase affordable housing projects featured in a new publication “Affordable Housing – designing an American Asset”, published by the Urban Land Institute and the National Building Museum. To purchase a copy click on the image.

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