National Community Renaissance Wins Award of Excellence for Affordable Housing

(Washington D.C. -Nov. 17, 2020) – National Community Renaissance‘s Encanto Village, a transit-oriented, high-density, mixed-use affordable housing community in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is a 2020 recipient of the Award of Excellence for Affordable Housing by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). 

“This year’s award-winning agencies have given us innovative local solutions for increasing affordable housing stock and improving the lives of their residents,” NAHRO President Sunny Shaw said. “I am excited to honor them for their excellence.” 

Encanto Village is an affordable housing community offering 65 apartment homes for individuals and families with incomes between 30-60% of the area median income; it also includes eight units for homeless veterans. Retail units on the first level offer additional opportunities to bring investment and resources to the community. Encanto Village’s features a modern design and bright colors, providing affordable housing that’s both functional and attractive. 

“NAHRO members have always been in the business of providing homes and improving lives – these awards commemorate shining examples of the vital work they do nationwide,” NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman said. “My sincere congratulations to this year’s winners.” 

About Awards of Excellence 

Nominated from among the Award of Merit winners each year, these Awards are chosen by national juries and presented at the annual National Conference and Exhibition.  They represent the very best in innovative programs in assisted housing and community development. 

About NAHRO   

NAHRO, established in 1933, is a membership organization of nearly 20,000 housing and community development agencies and professionals throughout the United States whose mission is to create affordable housing and safe, viable communities that enhance the quality of life for all Americans, especially those of low- and moderate-income. NAHRO’s membership administers more than 3 million housing units for 7.6 million people. 

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