Affordable and sublime: 13 projects that represent the future of affordable housing

October 13, 2021 / Building Design+Construction

Building Design + Construction compiled a list of 13 affordable housing projects that projects prove that it’s possible to develop aesthetically pleasing, high-quality housing for low-income families, the homeless, and veterans.

HopeWorks Station is a four-story, net-zero-energy, LEED for Homes Platinum apartment complex has been selected for the Living Future Challenge affordable housing pilot and participated in the LEED Multifamily Midrise pilot to demonstrate compliance with Washington State’s Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard. Its 532 solar panels generate 198,000 kWh/year. GGLO and Dykeman Architects (designers) steered the $17.7 million project for HopeWorks Social Enterprises, with Beacon Development Group (development consultant), O’Brien360 (sustainability consultant), and Kirtley-Cole Associates (GC). The 65 studio and one- and two-bedroom units house homeless youth and veterans earning 30-50% AMI.

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