Awardee Archives

AWARDEE ARCHIVES

The Housing Achievement Awards recognize the most outstanding and innovative housing developments, programs and solutions across the Capital Region of Baltimore, Washington and Richmond. Each June, HAND honors recipients among their peers at the Annual Meeting & Housing Expo. Past awardees are listed below.

 

 

 


2021 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Arlington Partnership of Affordable Housing

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: Crystal House Apartments, Washington Housing Conservancy

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Ainger Place Apartments, The Michaels Organization

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend: Delegate Alfonso Lopez, Virginia General Assembly

Emerging Leader: Mansur Abdul-Malik, The NHP Foundation

President’s Choice: Angie Rodgers, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Economic Development, Prince George’s County

2020 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Alexandria Housing Development Corporation (AHDC)

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: HELP Walter Reed Veterans Apartments, HELP Development Corporation

Emerging Leader: Jessica Jones, Enterprise Community Development Corporation

2019 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Jubilee Housing

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: Plaza West, Mission First Housing Group

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Restoration Gardens 2, Empire Homes of Maryland

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend: Sharon Bulova, Chairman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Emerging Leader: Cleydi Pacheco, Montgomery Housing Partnership

President’s Choice: Tamara Copeland, Former President, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

2018 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: Wexford Manor Apartments, Wesley Housing Development Corporation

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend: Nonprofit Sustainability Challenge, Virginia Community Development Corporation

Emerging Leader: Chris Dickersin-Prokopp, D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development

President’s Choice: Michael Bodaken, Former President & CEO, National Housing Trust

2017 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Nonprofit Developer of the Year: Wesley Housing Development Corporation

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: Sheridan Station, William C. Smith

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Girard Street Senior Apartments,
The Menkiti Group & Dantes Partners

Best Housing Partner: Prince George’s County Kentland/Palmer Park Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative

Emerging Leader: Kia Weatherspoon, President, Determined By Design

2016 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

President’s Choice Award: Sheila Crowley, Former President & CEO, National Low Income Housing Coalition

Nonprofit Developer of the Year: Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: MetroTowns at Parkside: The Linda Joy and Kenneth Jay Pollin Memorial Community, Enterprise Homes, Inc.

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Trinity Plaza, Far SW-SE Community Development Corporation (CDC)

Best Housing Partner: Arlington County

Emerging Leader: Jocelyn Harris

2015 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Homes for America

President’s Choice Award: Walter Webdale, President & CEO, AHC, Inc.

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: Bass Circle Apartments, Telesis

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Justice Park Apartments, Dantes Partners & Menkiti Group

2014 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing

President’s Choice Award: Bob Pohlman, Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: 32 Thirty-Two Apartments,Mi Casa & Neighborhood Development Company

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Project Community Integration, Housing Unlimited

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year: Michael Cleary, Stanley Martin Homes

Best Housing Partner: D.C. Sustainable Energy Utility

2013 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year:  AHC, Inc.

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: Monarch Mills, Howard County Housing

Best Small Affordable Housing Project:  1415 Girard Street Cooperative, City First Homes

Best Community Life Program:  FACETS Education and Community Development Program

Best Government Housing Initiative:  My HOME Program, Prince George’s County DHCD

Innovation:  vPoint Apartments, The Views at Clarendon Corporation

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year:  Mosi Harrington

Best Housing Partner: Michael Wiencek, Wiencek + Associates Architects + Planners

Lifetime Achievement President’s Award: David Reznick

2012 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year:  SOME, Inc.

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: THC-AH and Somerset Development Company Webster Gardens Apartments and Fort View Apartments

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Montgomery Housing Partnership, 7610 Maple, Takoma Park, Md.

Best Community Life Program: Wesley Housing Development Corporation, Thresholds at Lincolnia Community Resource Center

Best Government Housing Initiative:  Northern Virginia Housing Expo

Innovation: Broadway Homes, Homes for America

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year:  Senator Barbara Favola

Best Housing Partner:  D.C. Housing Finance Agency

2011 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing

Best Small Affordable Housing Project: Homes for America/AIRS/Empire Homes, Restoration Gardens

Best Large Affordable Housing Project: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, The Summit at St. Martin’s Apartments

Best Community Life Program: Homes for America, Heritage Park Resident Services Program

Best Government Initiative: Fairfax County, Fairfax-Falls Church Office to Prevent and End Homelessness

Innovation Award: NHT/Enterprise Preservation Corporation, Poppleton II

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year: Rev. Msgr. Ralph J. Kuehner

Best Housing Partner: The Michael Group

President’s Choice Award: Virginia State Senator Mary Margaret Whipple

2010 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Homes for America

Best Affordable Housing Project: Community Preservation and Development Corporation, Wheeler Terrace

Honorable Mention Affordable Housing Project: AHC Inc., MonteVerde Apartments

Best Community Life Program: AHC Inc., Resident Services Program for Children & Teens

Best Government Housing Initiative: Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Foreclosure Initiatives

Innovation: Alexandria Housing Development Corporation, The Station at Potomac Yard

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year: Michelle Krocker, Executive Director of NVAHA

President’s Choice Award: Conrad Egan

2009 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Best Project Maryland: Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, MetroPointe Apartments

Best Project Northern Virginia: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Parc Rosslyn Apartments

Best Project D.C.: D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development, Mayfair Mansions Acquisition and Renovation

Best Resident Services Program: Homes for America, Brent Place

Best Community Development Program: Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Hunting Creek Self-Help Housing Program

Innovation: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing and Cameron Commons LLC, Doorways for Women and Families
Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year: Graceful Spaces of Reston Interfaith

Advocacy: Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development

Best Housing Partner: Enterprise Community Partners

President’s Choice Award: Ike Leggett, Montgomery County Executive

2008 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing

Best Project Maryland: Homes for America, Serenity Place

Best Project Virginia: AHC Inc., Gates of Ballston

Best Project D.C.: NHT/Enterprise Preservation Corporation & Somerset Development Corporation, Galen Terrace

Best Resident Services Program: Community Preservation and Development Corporation, eSharp Music Technology Program

Best Community Development Program: Montgomery Housing Partnership, Neighborhood Revitalization Services Program

Best Government Project or Program: Arlington County Department of Human Services, Permanent Supportive Housing

Innovation: Housing Unlimited, Inc., Project MPDU

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year: Maggie Johnston, HomeAide

Advocacy: AHOME, Fairfax County 2007 Workforce High-Rise Housing Policy and Program Adoption

President’s Choice: Congressman Barney Frank, National Affordable Housing Trust

2007 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Developer of the Year: AHC Inc.

Best Project Maryland: Community Preservation and Development Corporation, The Residences at Wiley H. Bates Heritage Park

Best Project Virginia: Wesley Housing Development Corporation, Coppermine I

Best Project D.C.: Community Preservation and Development Corporation, Oxford Manor

Best Community Life Program Maryland: Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Seneca Heights Apartment Tenant Council

Best Community Life Program Virginia: NHT/Enterprise Community Enrichment Program, Hazel Hill Apartments

Best Community Life Program D.C.: Sarah’s Circle Wellness Center

Innovation: Montgomery Housing Partnership, Individual Development Account Program

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year: City of Alexandria

Advocacy: Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance

2006 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Project of the Year Maryland: Victory Housing, Inc., Victory Tower

Project of the Year Northern Virginia: Community Preservation and Development Corporation, Island Walk

Project of the Year in the District of Columbia: Manna, Inc., Syphax Village

Community Life Program Maryland: Montgomery Housing Partnership, Inc., Individual Development Account Program

Community Life Program Northern Virginia: Herndon Harbor House and Fortnightly Boulevard, Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Innovation Award: Montgomery Housing Partnership, Inc., Apartment Assistance Program,

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year: Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition

Nonprofit Developer of the Year: Wesley Housing Development Corporation

2005 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Best Project: Homes for America, Clare Court

Community Life: Housing Unlimited, Inc., Tenant Empowerment Program

Best Project: Enterprise Homes and Washington Interfaith Network, Dupont Commons

Community Life: Community Preservation and Development Corporation, Edgewood Terrace

Best Project: Osprey Property Company, The Woods at Victoria Park

Community Life: Community Preservation and Development Corporation, Buckman Road

Developer of the Year: Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Innovation Award: Magnet Housing Pilot Program, Fairfax County RHA

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend of the Year Award: Barbara Gilley

President’s Choice Award: Fairfax County, Penny for Affordable Housing Legislation

2004 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Nonprofit Developer of the Year: Victory Housing, Inc.

Best Project Northern Virginia: Gum Springs Glen, Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Best Project Maryland: Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc., Artists’ Housing

Best Project District of Columbia: Bank of America CDC, Meadowbrook Run Apartments

Best Community Life Program Northern Virginia: Community Lodgings, Inc., Fifer Family Learning Center

Best Community Life Program Maryland: Housing Unlimited, Inc., Tenants’ Council

Best Community Life Program District of Columbia: Housing Production Trust Fund Advocacy Campaign, Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development

Financial Transaction of the Year: Victory Housing, Inc., Takoma Tower

Virginia Peters Nonprofit Friend Award: Hamel Builders, Inc.

2003 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Nonprofit Developer of the Year: Montgomery Housing Partnership, Inc.

Best Project Northern Virginia: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Lorcom Arms Apartments

Best Project Maryland: Victory Housing, Inc., Andrew Kim House

Best Project District of Columbia: National Housing Trust, Inc., Meridian Manor

Best Community Life Program Northern Virginia: AHC Resident Services Program

Best Community Life Program DC/Maryland: Interfaith Housing of Western Maryland, Community Advocacy Leadership

Financier of the Year: United Bank

Non-Profit Friend of the Year: Waverly Hills Civic Association

President’s Choice Award: Karl Bren

President’s Choice Award: Reverend Gerard Creedon Pastor, St. Charles Borromeo Church

2002 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Best Project Northern Virginia: AHC, Inc., The Berkeley

Best Project Maryland: Victory Housing, Inc., Cambridge Apartments

Best Community Life Program: Northern Virginia Operation Match, Loudoun County Housing Services

Best Community Life Program Maryland / DC: Housing Unlimited, Inc., Tenants’ Council

Financial Institution of the Year: Bank of America, Community Development Lending Group

Nonprofit Friend of the Year: Marie’s Hair Salon

2001 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Nonprofit Developer of the Year Northern Virginia: AHC Inc.

Nonprofit Developer of the Year Maryland: Victory Housing

Best Project Northern Virginia: KSI Services, Columbia Commons Apartments

Best Project Maryland: Victory Housing, Marian Assisted Living

Best Social Services Northern Virginia: Wesley Housing Development Corporation, Agape House Social Services Program

Best Social Services D.C: Bringing Families Home…Safely and Securely, HomeFree-USA

Financial Institution of the Year: E*Trade Bank

Government Agency of the Year: Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development

2000 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Best Multifamily Project Northern Virginia: Catholics for Housing, Inc., Southbridge Affordable Housing Initiative

Best Multifamily Project Maryland/DC: Montgomery Housing Partnership and Wheaton Citizens Coalition, Amherst Square

Best Social Services Program Northern Virginia: Wesley Housing Development Corporation, Lincolnia Community Resource Center

Best Social Services Program: Housing Unlimited, Inc., Tenant Empowerment Program Maryland/D.C.

Nonprofit Developer of the Year: Victory Housing, Inc.

Lender of the Year: SunTrust Bank

Government Agency of the Year: Loudoun County Housing Services

Pro Bono Consultant of the Year: Johnson Design Group, Inc.

1999 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Non-Profit Developer of the Year: Homes for America, Inc.

For-Profit Developer of the Year: Paradigm Development Company

Best Multifamily Project: Reston Interfaith, Inc., Apartments at North Point

Best Social Services Program: Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services, Inc., ABC (Apartments – Budgeting – Counseling)

Lender of the Year: Capital One, FSB and First Union National Bank

Consultant of the Year: Hazel & Thomas

Government Agency of the Year: Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

1998 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Non-Profit Developer of the Year: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing

For-Profit Developer of the Year: KSI Services, Inc.

Lender of the Year: NationsBank

Best Multifamily Project (under 50 units): Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Calvert Manor

Best Multifamily Project (over 50 units): Arlington Housing Corporation, Virginia Gardens

Best Social Services Program: Homestretch Transitional Housing Program

General Contractor: Clark Realty Builders

Property Management Firm: NDC Real Estate Management

1997 HAND HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Non-Profit Developer of the Year: Arlington Housing Corporation

For-Profit Developer of the Year: KSI Services, Inc.

Lender of the Year: Citibank

Best Multifamily Project: Arlington Housing Corporation, Historic Ballston Park Paradigm Development

Best Social Services Program: Arlington Housing Corporation, Harvey Hall Apartments

Best Special Needs Housing Project: Manassas Community Residences, Inc., 10144 Lake Jacskson Drive

Best Homeownership Program: RPJ Housing Development Corporation, Christmas in April/Hearts & Hammers Program