Greening Affordable Housing

This 60-unit affordable apartment building anchors a LEED-ND Gold neighborhood bridigng industrial and residential parts of Oakland, Calif.

This supporting housing with an on-site clinic at Tassafaronga Village is an adaptive reuse of an abandoned pasta factory. Ninety-three percent of the original building was reused and 94 percent of the construction waste was diverted from landfill.

In April 2007, Folsom Dore Supportive Apartments became the first LEED Silver-certified building in Northern California.

Compact units with low- and no-VOC interiors make for healthy, affordable units at Richardsoon Apartments.

Transit-oriented urban infill projects, such as Armstrong Place Senior and Family Housing, support the principles of sustainable urbanism.

Solar domestic hot water is an effective environmental measure in affordable housing.

Armstrong Senior and Family Housing has small, efficient units supplemented with shared common spaces and amentities.

Through a series of complementary strategies, Ironhorse at Central Station, a 99-unit affordable family development in Oakland, Calif., eanred nearly three times the points required for a GreenPoint rating.

Rising on an urban infill site freed by the collapse of a freeway, Richardson Apartments provides studios for formerly homeless residents.

Curran House, in San Francisco's Tenderloin District, has no parking, which frees up space and money for additional homes and office space for the nonprofit developer.

Armstrong Place Senior and Family Housing fills a former industrial city block with affordable family townhouses and adjacent senior apartments.

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