Our Awards


 Nonprofit Awards

  • Latino Excellence in Advocacy Award – Austin ISD, 2017
  • Nonprofit Excellence Awards, Excellence in Impact – Mission Capital, 2015
  • Voter Registration Partner Award – Travis County, 2014
  • Premier Community Builder —Workers Defense Project, 2012
  • Best Affordable Housing Intervention – Best of Austin Critics Pick Award, Austin Chronicle, 2011
  • Business of the Year — South Austin Civic Club, 2011
  • Going Green Award — Nonprofit/Agency winner, Austin Business Journal, 2008
  • National Practitioner of the Year Award – National NeighborWorks Association, 2006
  • Neighborhood Excellence Award – Bank of America Foundation, 2006
  • Distinguished Service Award for Hurricane Katrina response – City of Austin, 2005

 

Affordable Housing

Capital Studios

  • Austin Green Award – Austin EcoNetwork, 2016
  • Best Real Estate Award, Multifamily – Austin Business Journal, 2015
  • 4-Star Rating – Austin Energy Green Building, 2015

 

M Station

  • Annual Readers’ Choice Award: Best Green Affordable Housing Development – Affordable Housing Finance Magazine, 2012
  • Property of the Year Award – Affordable Housing, Austin Apartment Association, 2012
  • Community Stewardship Award: New Development (shared with Hatch + Ulland Owen Architects) – Envision Central Texas (ECT), 2012
  • Social Impact Award – Austin Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Awards, 2012
  • LEED for Homes Platinum – U.S. Green Building Council, 2011
  • Enterprise Green Communities certification – Enterprise Foundation, 2011
  • 5-Star Rating– Austin Energy Green Building, 2011

 

Sierra Ridge

  • National Award of Excellence in Nonprofit Property and Asset Management – Metropolitan Life / Enterprise Foundation, 1999

 

Southwest Trails

  • Best Affordable Housing Apartment Community – Austin Apartment Association, 2002
  • Multifamily Winner – Austin Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards, 2002
  • Community Impact Finalist – Austin Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards, 2002

 

Trails at the Park

  • National Award of Excellence in Nonprofit Property and Asset Management – Metropolitan Life/Enterprise Foundation, 2006
  • Finalist – Fannie Mae Foundation Maxwell Award of Excellence, 2001
  • Best Affordable Housing Apartment Community – Austin Apartment Association, 2001

 

 Arbor Terrace

  • 4-Star rated community – Austin Energy Green Building, 2012
  • Enterprise Green Communities certification – Enterprise Foundation, 2012
  • Best Multi-Family Development-Rehab – Austin Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards, 2013

 

Garden Terrace

  • Finalist – MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing, 2008
  • Multifamily Winner – Austin Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards, 2004
  • Outstanding Construction Award – Associated General Contractors of America, 2003

 

 Skyline Terrace

  • Finalist, Readers’ Choice Award – Affordable Housing Finance Magazine, 2008
  • Recognized for meeting stringent Green Communities Criteria – Enterprise Partners, 2008

 

Spring Terrace

  • Beautification Award—Keep Austin Beautiful, 2007
  • Silver Award for Municipal Excellence – National League of Cities, 2007

 

Leadership Awards

Walter Moreau, Executive Director

  • 2017 Charles J. Cook Award in Servant Leadership
  • Most Worthy Citizen Award, Austin Board of Realtors, 2017
  • Interfaith Action of Central Texas’ Affordable Housing Hero, 2012
  • CBS Radio Texan of the Week, 2011
  • James A. Johnson Fannie Mae Foundation Fellowship, 2006
  • Community Service/Nonprofit Winner, Austin Under 40 Awards, 2005
  • Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Austin Business Journal, 2005
  • Texas Houser Award Winner, Texas Low Income Housing Information Service, 2004

 

Julian Huerta, Deputy Executive Director

  • NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, 2014 – 2016