Awards & Accomplishments

Building and Design

Structure Awards - Silicon Valley Business Journal 

  • Affordable Residential Project Winner, 2016: Willow Housing

San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Awards

  • Award of Excellence in Residential, 2015: Avena Bella
Real Estate Deal of the Year - San Francisco Business Times
  • Affordable Residential Outside San Francisco, 2015: Cathedral Gardens

Kukulu Hale Awards - NAIOP Hawaii

  • New Project of the Year, 2015: Villages of Moa 'e Ku Phase II

LEED for Homes Platinum Certification - U.S. Green Building Council

  • 2015: Cathedral Gardens
  • 2014: Avena Bella

LEED for Homes Silver Certification - U.S. Green Building Council

  • 2011: Drake's Way, first affordable housing development to receive LEED certification in Marin County

Reader's Choice Award - Affordable Housing Finance

  • Best Preservation Development, 2011: Kukui Gardens
Development of Distinction - Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
  • Overcoming Obstacles, 2010: Rohlffs Manor

Gold Nugget Awards    Drakes Way, Larkspur

  • 2010: Award of Merit—Drake's Way
  • 2004: Award of Merit—Vista Del Campo
  • 2000: Award of Merit—Parkview Senior Apartments
  • 1998: Award of Merit—Bridgecourt Apartments
  • 1998: Award of Merit—Cecilia Place
  • 1997: Award of Merit—Lincoln Avenue Apartments
  • 1986: Best in the West—EAH Housing

Project of the Year, 2006 -  Merritt Community Capital

  • Point Reyes Homes

Developers to Watch, 2005 - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine

Best Development Award, 2002 - Transportation and Land Use Coalition

  • Stonebridge

Best Smart Growth Development Finalist, 2000 - California Sierra Club

  • Edgewater Place

Marin Municipal Water Saving Hero, 2014 - Marin Municipal Water District

Annual Builder's Choice Design and Planning Award, 2000

  • Parkview Senior Apartments

Maxwell Awards of Excellence, Program for Production of Low-Income Housing

  • 1998: Golden Oak Manor
  • 1997: Sonoma Creekside—honorable mention

10 Best Designed Housing Projects, 1995
Pacific Coast Builders Conference

  • Mackey Terrace

Sensible Growth Award, 1991
National Association of Home Builders

  • San Rafael Common

Corporate Excellence and Property Management

Sponsor of the Year, 2015 - November 6th, 2015
Merritt Community Capital Corporation

  • For commitment to quality affordable housing developments

EAH Housing President and CEO Mary Murtagh with Fresno City Councilmember Sal QuinteroTop 500 North Bay Businesses, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Northbay biz Magazine


Top 50 Nonprofit Organizations, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
Marin, Napa, and Sonoma Counties
North Bay Business Journal


Affordable Housing Managing Agents of Northern California and Hawaii Awards (AHMA - NCH)

  • 2014: Pioneer AwardKevin Carney, Vice President Hawaii

Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Affordable Housing Finance


National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100, 2016
 

Affordable Housing Managing Agents of Northern California, Nevada, and Hawaii Awards (AHMA - NCNH)

  • 2011: Pamela E. Stroud Lifetime Achievement Award - Mike Ferrel, Vice President of Operations
  • 2008: Pamela E. Stroud Lifetime Achievement Award—Peggy Franklin, COO
  • 2006: Pamela E. Stroud Lifetime Achievement Award—Mary Murtagh, CEO and President

California Sustainability Showcase Awards, Honorable Mention, 2011
California Sustainability Alliance

 

  • Every year the Alliance honors organizations that are leading the way to a sustainable future for California

Top 25 Property Management Firms East Bay,  2011
San Francisco Business Times

 

"EAH Housing Day" in Fresno, CA - April 6th, 2011

 

  • Proclaimed at the groundbreaking of Arbor Court by City Councilmember Sal Quintero
Multi-Family Housing Partner of the Year, 2009
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Fresno

National Affordable Housing Management Association Awards (NAHMA)
 
  • 2008: Pioneer in Affordable Housing, EAH Housing—Alvin Bonnett
  • 2007: Outstanding Contribution by a Resident, Kulana Nani—Dory Pale
  • 2005: Outstanding Contribution by an Employee The Winery—Rev. Derek Isaakson
  • 2003: Outstanding Contribution by an Employee Elena Gardens—Marisu Ardales

#1 Property Management Company in Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties, 2007
North Bay Business Journal

California Housing Hall of Fame Inductee, 2006
California Housing Consortium

  • For longstanding contributions to fostering the creation of affordable housing throughout California

Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, 2006


Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH) Awards

  • 2006: Unsung Hero Award—Betty Pagett
  • 1999: Leadership Award

Lifehouse Award, 2006

  • Outstanding Individual Service - Shirley Caraway

New Development of the Year, 2005
Greater Excellence in Management and Maintenance (GEMM)

  • De Anza Gardens

Pillars of Industry Award, 2004
National Association of Homebuilders

  • Vista Del Campo

Hamilton Meadows, NovatoSmart Growth and Workforce Housing Award, 2000 - Marin Economic Commission

  • Hamilton Meadows I & II

Best Practices Award, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

  • 2000: Best Practices—Winery Apartments
  • 2000: Top 1000 Properties Nationwide
  • 1995: Best Practices—Crescent Park
  • 1990: Special Recognition—Farley Place

Heart of Marin Awards Tamalpais Bank, 1998

  • Best Community Outreach Program

Beryl Buck Award, 1997

  • Rev. Betty Pagett - in honor of Ms. Pagett's work building inclusive communities

Award of Merit, 1978, American Institute of Planners

 

Commendations

EAH Housing has been honored by formal commendations from the following organizations and officials:

  • United States Congress (1991, 2005)
  • United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • California State Senate (1988,1991,1991,1991,1993, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • California State Assembly (1991,1991,1993, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • America Institute of Planners
  • Marin County Board of Supervisors
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • San Rafael Chamber of Commerce
  • Marin Council of Agencies
  • Hawaii State Senate