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.