OUR AWARDS

New Hope Housing has been recognized with many prestigious awards. This recognition confirms the quality of our properties, differentiates us from typical ‘low-income housing’ providers and supports our growth and mission. The awards are from a broad array of organizations, including:

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Urban Land Institute

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USGBC

Texas Homeless Network

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Houston Apartment Association

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Communications Concepts

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Houston Business Journal

ORGANIZATIONAL AWARDS

  • APEX Award for Publication Excellence, New Hope Housing, Inc. 25th Anniversary Community Report,
    2019
  • Hurricane Harvey Outstanding Community Organization Response Award, Texas Homeless Network,
    New Hope Housing, Inc., 2018
  • APEX Award for Publication Excellence, New Hope Housing, Inc., Website, 2016
  • Certificate of Recognition, Houston Housing Authority, New Hope Housing, Inc. Property Management
    Team, 2016
  • Cornerstone Award, Houston Apartment Association, New Hope Housing, Inc., 2012
  • LEED for Homes Award, Outstanding Affordable Developer, U.S. Green Building Council, 2011
  • Neighborhood Builder Award, Bank of America, Neighborhood Excellence Initiative, New Hope Housing,
    Inc., 2008
  • Outstanding Community Organization, Texas Homeless Network, 2006
  • Innovation Award, CDC Association of Greater Houston, 2006
  • Amigo Award, East End Chamber of Commerce, New Hope Housing, 2005

Property Awards

New Hope Housing | Brays Crossing

  • Future Landmark Award, Preservation Houston, 2017
  • Texas Architect Design Award, Texas Society of Architects, 2015
  • Award for Excellence: The Americas, Urban Land Institute, 2011
  • Development of Distinction, Urban Land Institute – Houston, 2011
  • Builder’s Choice Design & Planning, Special Focus Award, BUILDER magazine, 2011
  • Builder’s Choice Design & Planning, Grand Award, BUILDER magazine, 2011
  • AIA Houston Renovation Award, AIA Houston Design Awards Program, 2011
  • Landmark Award, Community Impact, Houston Business Journal, 2011
  • Landmark Award, Public/Private Partnership, Houston Business Journal, 2011
  • Annual Design Review 2010: Live: Award, Architect Magazine, 2010
  • Mayor’s Proud Partner, Keep Houston Beautiful, 2010

New Hope Housing | Canal Street

  • Development of Distinction, Urban Land Institute – Houston, 2009
  • Award for Excellence – North and South America, finalist, Urban Land Institute, 2009
  • Mayor’s Proud Partner, Keep Houston Beautiful, 2006
  • The I. Donald Terner Prize for Innovation and Leadership in Affordable Housing, semi-finalist, 2006
  • Landmark Award, finalist, Houston Business Journal, 2006
  • AIA/Houston Design Award, 2006
  • Ultimate Inexpensive Housing Award, Houston Chronicle, 2006

New Hope Housing | Congress

  • Best of Local Business Award, Individual & Family Services, U.S. Commerce Association, Houston Area
  • Community Development Corporation, 1414 Congress, 2012
  • Mental Health Makes a Difference, Mental Health America of Greater Houston, 2010
  • Good Brick Award, Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, 1998

New Hope Housing | Harrisburg

  • Leadership Award, U.S. Green Building Council of Texas, 2019
  • Award of Excellence, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 2019
  • Award of Merit, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 2019
  • Landmark Award, Tax Credit, Houston Apartment Association, 2019
  • Cornerstone Award, Houston Apartment Association, 2019
  • Landmark Award, Community Impact, Houston Business Journal, 2019
  • Landmark Award, finalist, Mixed-use, Houston Business Journal, 2019
  • AIA Houston Design Award, 2018
  • LEED for Homes Platinum Certification, U.S. Green Building Council, 2018

New Hope Housing | Perry

  • New Development – Affordable Tax Credit, Houston Apartment Association, 2014
  • Housing the Homeless Commendation, International Making Cities Livable, 2014
  • Mayor’s Proud Partner, Keep Houston Beautiful, 2013
  • Landmark Award, Green Projects, finalist, Houston Business Journal, 2013
  • LEED for Homes Platinum Certification, U.S. Green Building Council, 2012

New Hope Housing | Reed

LEED for Homes Gold Certification, U.S. Green Building Council, 2018

New Hope Housing | Rittenhouse

  • Developments of Distinction, LIHTC Development that Best Exemplifies Major Community Impact, Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits, 2016
  • Development of Distinction, Urban Land Institute – Houston, 2015
  • Landmark Award, Community Impact, Houston Business Journal, 2015
  • Award of Excellence, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 2015
  • Award of Merit, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 2015
  • Out of the Box Honors Award, Houston Apartment Association, 2015
  • LEED for Homes Platinum Certification, U.S. Green Building Council, 2014
  • J. Howard Rambin III Founder’s Award, Mayor’s Proud Partner, Keep Houston Beautiful, 2014

New Hope Housing | Sakowitz

  • Award of Excellence, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 2012
  • Award of Merit, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, 2012
  • Landmark Award, Green Projects, Houston Business Journal, 2011
  • Mayor’s Proud Partner Certificate of Recognition, Keep Houston Beautiful, 2011
  • LEED for Homes Platinum Certification, U.S. Green Building Council, 2010

Leadership Awards

  • Most Admired CEO Award, Joy Horak-Brown, Houston Business Journal, 2019
  • Women Who Mean Business Award – Outstanding Nonprofit Business Leader, Joy Horak-Brown on behalf of New Hope Housing, Inc., Houston Business Journal, 2017
  • Impact Award, Joy Horak-Brown, finalist, Center for Houston’s Future, 2017
  • Jean W. MacDonald Lifetime Achievement Award, Joy Horak-Brown on behalf of New Hope Housing, Inc., Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers, 2016
  • Housing Partner Award, Tamara Foster on behalf of New Hope Housing, Inc., Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County, 2014
  • Women’s Leadership Empowerment Award, Tamara Foster on behalf of New Hope Housing, Inc., Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation, 2014
  • Executive Communicator of the Year, Joy Horak-Brown on behalf of New Hope Housing, Inc., International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) – Houston, 2013