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Press and Awards

Century Villages at Cabrillo has been covered by local and national media following a number of community projects, awards, and other good works. Here’s a selection of some of our more recent press articles:

(2016.06.27) Villages at Cabrillo Injects 42 Million

(2016.05.09) Press Telegram-Anchor Place

(2016.04) CHPC State Housing Need Report

(2016.03.10) Coolest in LA

(2016.03)  Novogradac Journal of Tax Credit Gateway

GNA GRAND IconRecent Awards:

  • Golden Nugget Grand Award, Best Affordable Housing Community (June 23, 2016) for Cabrillo Gateway.
  • American Planning Association’s Award of Merit in Opportunity & Empowerment (June 16, 2016) for the Villages at Cabrillo.
  • Green Education’s Non-Profit of the Year (April 30, 2016) for the Villages at Cabrillo.
  • Los Angeles Business Council’s Architectural Award, Housing (April 14, 2016) for Cabrillo Gateway.
  • Climate Resolve’s Coolest in LA (March 10, 2016) for the Villages at Cabrillo.
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Los Angeles Section, Land Project of the Year (October 2015) for Cabrillo Gateway.
  • Congressman Alan Lowenthal’s Landlord Appreciation Award (August 29, 2015) for our work in providing homes and hope to our homeless veterans at the Villages.
  • HUD Recognition of Excellence Award (August 27, 2015) for the cross-sector partnership that lead to the development of the innovative Bethune Transitional Center (BTC) at the Villages.
Press Archive:
Grand Re-Opening of Oasis Community Center (10-19-12)
California Planner Article on State APA Award Given to CVC (Fall 2012)
New Family Shelter Complex Opened (Long Beach Grunion-Gazette, 3-16-12)
Family Fun Day: A Collaboration that Ebraced the Spirit of Community (Palacio de Long Beach, April/May 2011)
Barbara Poppe Visit to CVC (USICH e-newsletter, 3-1-11)
28th Senate District race more a sprint than marathon (Los Angeles Times, 2-15-11)
Kids get back to their roots (Press-Telegram, 8-13-10)
Summer science camp gives homeless children a chance to explore (Los Angeles Times, 8-9-10)
Villages at Cabrillo residents attend free health clinic (Press-Telegram, 7-29-10)
Long Beach Housing Development Company Newsletter (Winter 2009)
Development Gives Homeless Families New Lease on Life (Tax Credit Advisor, August 2009)
Cabrillo now has a place for families (Press-Telegram, 4-8-09)
Villages at Cabrillo (Long Beach Business Journal, 3-31-09)
Novogradac Tax Credit Brief (March 2009)
Homeless Programs Get $6.3 Mil (Gazettes.com, 2-25-09)
Home for the Holidays (Press-Telegram, 12-24-08)
Reaching out to students in poverty (Press-Telegram, 11-17-06)
A school of their own (Press-Telegram, 03-14-01)