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  • GreenCity Lofts, Emeryville
    Success Stories   
    GreenCity Lofts, on the border of Emeryville and Oakland, exemplifies how green building principles can be effectively incorporated into a larger residential development. Designed by internationally renowned Swatt Architects, this urban infill project provides a mix of 62 lofts, townhomes and single-level units.
     
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    Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) is an Alameda County–based nonprofit organization that helps homeless, poor and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency.
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  • Breakers at Bayport Apartments
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    In March 2006, Resources for Community Development (RCD) completed construction on a 62-unit community of affordable-rate homes on Alameda Island that features energy-efficient construction, rainwater-catching bioswales and low-water landscaping.

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    In 2003, East Bay Habitat for Humanity (EBH), an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, built four single-family homes in Oakland’s Fruitvale District. This was East Bay Habitat for Humanity’s first green development.

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  • Crossroads, Oakland, CA
    Success Stories   

    Crossroads is 125-bed emergency housing facility in Oakland, California. The project skillfully marries environmental responsibility and social justice.

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    This is a July 2009 PowerPoint Presentation from Sustainable Energy Partners about green upgrade efforts underway at Fillmore Center in San Francisco. This project is not affiliated with StopWaste.

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    Posada de Colores is home to 113 seniors in the Fruitvale district of Oakland. The 100- unit building is owned by Unity Council and was built in 1976. At the time of upgrade, many of the original building systems were still in place. The upgrade project gathered loans and grants from HUD and the City of Oakland.

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  • Erna P. Harris Court, Berkeley
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    Erna P. Harris Court in the City of Berkeley was first conceived of as an affordable housing development for very-low income and formerly homeless persons in 1994. In 2011, RCD substantially renovated Erna P. Harris Court to reposition the property for thirty more years of service. 
     
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  • Fairmount Apartments, Oakland
    Success Stories   
    In early 2010, Affordable Housing Associates, a nonprofit developer that creates high-quality homes for low-income families, got started on a top-to-bottom rehab of a dilapidated 31-unit building they had acquired in the Adams Point area of Oakland. Their goal was to make it not just habitable but beautiful, green and permanently affordable
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    Built by Brookfield Homes Southland, Colony Park is a community of 339 townhomes and flats in Anaheim located within walking distance to downtown.

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