CRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2010. First Community Housing: DEVELOPING A “GREEN” AFFORDABLE HOUSING PORTFOLIO JEFF OBERDORFER FAIA. Portfolio Priorities. Long-term vision – 55 year ownership Quality Architecture that fits its’ context Transit Oriented Portfolio: Green O&M
First Community Housing:
DEVELOPING A “GREEN”
AFFORDABLE HOUSING PORTFOLIO
JEFF OBERDORFER FAIA
55 year ownership
Solar heated pool and rec building
powered by Photovoltaics on carports
Morgan Hill, CA
Betty Ann Gardens
A family at Murphy Ranch gets photos taken for their EcoPasses
LEED NC 2.1 Gold
LEED for Homes Gold
AIA COTE 2009 Top Ten
Greenpoint– 145 Points
San Jose $2,355,000
San Jose PV’s $ 292,000
Tax Credit Equity $5,800,000
Partner $ 800,000
CCLR/Brownfield $ 560,000
Deferred Fee $ 425,000
Site was owned by 7-Eleven whose local representative invited FCH in as Master Developer;
During its’ first year of operation, the 7-Eleven was the highest volume 7-Eleven in California;
LEED NC Administration Costs and Fees were $160,000.
LEED NC 2.1 GOLD
Casa Feliz Studios is the first vegetated, “living” roof in the Silicon Valley. Rather than spend over $300,000 to “upgrade” the existing storm water system, the living roof and on site water storage mitigates this requirement and for less than $300,000.
For Urban Infill Buildings, LEED MidRise Silver or a Greenpoint Score of 75 points
is achievable and cost effective!
Adjacency to Transit and Arterial Bus Routes are optimal, but acoustic, ventilation and air quality issues should be considered early on.
Mechanical ventilation in below grade parking areas carries high, ongoing utility and maintenance costs.
To achieve significant sustainability, green features must be integrated early on, rather than be “add-ons”.
There is a synchronicity between Special Needs tenants and increased indoor air quality [IAQ].