Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) and its Red Oak Park development have been named the winner of a 2012 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Award for Excellence in Real Estate Design and Development by the Urban Land Institute. BHP executive director Betsey Martens accepted the award October 19 at ULI's 75th anniversary national conference in Denver.
2012 Red Oak Park Recognition -Colorado NAHRO Award of Merit
Red Oak Park won the 2012 Affordable Housing Project Award by the Colorado chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (Colorado NAHRO). The award recognizes a Colorado project that was completed in an innovative manner and conforms to best practices among housing, redevelopment and community agencies.
Red Oak Park has also received the NAHRO Award of Merit in Housing and Community Development. The Merit Award serves to give national recognition to innovative housing and development projects provided by NAHRO members. Information from award recipients is used to support NAHRO's positions at HUD and in Congress.
(In award acceptance photograph (from left): Saul Ramirez, CEO, NAHRO; Valerie Mitchell, BHP Commissioner; Betsey Martens, BHP Executive Director; Preston Prince, Senior Vice President, NAHRO)
June 2012 - Foothills United Way Spirit of Community Award
Spirit of the Community, Partnership/Collaboration: Boulder County Housing First, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless and Boulder Housing Partners. A program designed to shrink the chronically homeless population by placing homeless adults in permanent housing with intensive case management support.
September 2011 - HAI Honorable Mention
The Housing Authority Insurance Group(HAI) serves public housing authorities, 501(c)(3) nonprofits, affordable housing providers, low-income housing and multifamily apartment owners under the low income housing tax credit program with special, niche insurance programs.
Annually the HAI Risk Control Committee recognizes achievement in public housing risk management. The prestigious Best Practices Award is given to the member who has practiced risk management in an effective, beneficial manner.
This year, Boulder Housing Partners (BHP), received an Honorable Mention for development and initiation of their "Bed Bug Procedures". The written "Bed Bug Procedures" were created in 2010 to combat and manage bed bugs according to an integrated pest control management concept. Since its creation, BHP's "Bed Bug Procedures" have reduced infestations, built internal and external relationships, increased resident participation and cooperation, and introduced a budget for bed bug treatment.
Colorado National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials have given BHP's Kalmia Community Lab: Linking Residents to Technology, the Resident and Client Services award for 2011.
View the many awards Broadway East and West have received.
2010 NAHRO Commissioner of the Year
BHP Board of Commissioners member Betty Hoye received the Commissioner of the Year award. She served as a commissioner for 20 years, chairperson for 10 years and retired in April 2010. She served on the finance committee and played a lead role with her background as a CPA and auditor. She was an influential leader during BHP's development of tax credit housing and non-HUD housing.
2010 NAHRO Administration Innovation
The BHP Web site received the Administration Innovation award. The award winning Web site features information that user groups find super friendly. These include: vendors and development partners looking for RFP's; job seekers looking for job postings; the public looking for BHP policy and governance information and general information about Boulder Housing Partners.