The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing Mercy Housing California and the San Francisco Housing Authority for innovative approaches to development that expand economic opportunity and protect public health and the environment.
Here is an excerpt from the EPA Press Release:
Mercy Housing California and the San Francisco Housing Authority received the 2008 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement for the category of Equitable Development. The Mission Creek Senior Community project, transformed a brownfield site into an attractive, mixed-use, low-income senior community.
“By adopting smart growth approaches, the recipients of the 2008 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement are helping improve the quality of life and the quality of the environment for their residents,” said EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson. “This year’s award winners are responsibly building toward a healthier, brighter future, and I encourage other communities to follow their fine example.”
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