2013 Virginia Housing Awards Winners Announced

Each year at the Governor’s Housing Conference, the Virginia Housing Awards recognizes outstanding and innovative efforts in crafting effective solutions for the Commonwealth’s complex array of housing needs.  Awards are presented for best practices in green building, mixed-use development, affordable housing, housing preservation and housing development.


This year’s award winners are:


Best Housing Development

Award Recipient: Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation and Southeastern Virginia Housing Corporation

Project: Cedar Grove Apartments


Best Housing Program

Award Recipient: Pathway Homes Inc.
Project: Pathways to Recovery


Best Housing Preservation/Revitalization Effort

Award Recipient: Better Housing Coalition

Project: Beckstoffer’s Mill Loft Apartments


Best Affordable Housing Energy Conservation Effort

Award Recipient: Windy Hill Foundation

Project: Windy Hill Affordable Housing Energy Conservation Program


Best Mixed-Use or Mixed Income Housing Development

Award Recipient: Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Project: James Bland/Old Town Commons Development


The Governor’s Housing Conference is Virginia’s largest and most comprehensive affordable housing event of the year. The three-day event features workshops and sessions designed to help public and private sector representatives develop effective housing solutions in Virginia. Nearly 800 affordable housing advocates, providers and policy makers gather each year at the conference. For more information about the conference, visit www.vagovernorshousingconference.com.