For years, we’ve closed our emails from Green Communities with “We applaud your commitment to green affordable housing." With detected coronavirus infections now in the millions globally, and job losses soaring across the country, we cannot emphasize that gratitude and appreciation enough.
On Nov. 14, Enterprise joined the grand opening celebration of Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing's 173-unit Gilliam Place, a faith-based development of the Arlington Presbyterian Church, in the heart of Columbia Pike Town Center.
Listen as Laurel Blatchford talks with International WELL Building Institute President Rachel Gutter about a groundbreaking new collaboration for well-designed affordable homes connected to opportunity.
On June 21, the Strategic Growth Council approved awards totaling $402 million to 25 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program developments throughout California. Enterprise is a statewide technical assistance provider and worked with 20 of the 25 successful applications.
Enterprise Community Partners launched Health Begins with Home, embarking on the next frontier of a deepening commitment to improving the health and well-being of people and communities through the power of home.
At Enterprise, we are addressing the rising occurrence of disasters by promoting climate-resilient communities across the country. We're exploring the inclusion of a Net Zero Energy (NZE) target — one in which the total amount of energy used in a building is equal to the amount of renewable energy the building produces generally through solar or geothermal — in the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria for buildings certified under the Criteria starting in 2020.
Enterprise has partnered with New Ecology, Inc., the National Housing Trust (NHT) and Clean Energy Group (CEG) to design and pilot the nation’s first multi-family housing Resilience and Solar Assessment Tool for affordable housing.
Sun Crest Heights received a complete makeover via the inaugural Solarthon, a solar installation block party and fundraiser. Enterprise Community Loan Fund provided a $4.1 million loan to preserve the affordability of Sun Crest’s 44 homes. The loan was part of Our Region, Your Investment, a local impact investing initiative.