Our Communities

Award-winning PEP Housing properties feature the highest design and construction standards, and incorporate innovative “green” building practices and characteristics. PEP continues to strive to build housing which earned several awards  for our service-enriched, quality, innovative senior housing in Northern California  Additionally, PEP Housing received two of ten HUD section 202 grants, representing 20% of the HUD 202 awards on the West Coast.

A leader in building green housing, PEP Housing won a national award from Enterprise /MetLife in 2011 for Excellence in Affordable Housing, prestigious 2009 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (“GEELA”) for our Casa Grande Senior Apartments, Petaluma, in the Sustainable Communities category. Casa Grande was also an award finalist for the national Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Award for Multi-Family Project of the Year. All new properties going forward will also be certified “Build It Green” properties. Examples of our green features include PV System powering all house panel loads, upgraded insulation throughout, sustainable exterior materials, low VOC paints, tankless water heaters, heater fan coils incorporated into the tankless water heater system, recycled carpeting, all construction waste recycled, ‘Low E’ windows, no formaldehydes used, low flow water fixtures, bathroom floors are all tile, drought-resistant landscaping, water saving drips system and bubblers, with upgraded weather trax system once initial plants have been established.

Kellgren Senior Apartments are certified Green Point Rated

Orange Tree Senior Apartments are certified Green Point Rated


2009 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) in the category of Sustainable Communities

2011 Advocates of the Year Residents of PEP Housing, Leading Age California

2011 Metlife Foundation Award of Excellence in Affordable Housing

2012 Merritt Community Capital Corporation’s Sponsor of the Year

2012 The Press Democrat Readers Choice Award Best Senior Living, Best Place to Volunteer and Best Fundraising Event.

2013 Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Special Achievement in the Development of Affordable Housing – Project that best demonstrates financial innovation

2013 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award

2014 North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work

2015 North Bay Top Project Kellgren Senior Apartment Community, North Bay Business Journal