HUD Secretary's Awards
The HUD Secretary’s Awards are presented annually to honor projects that exemplify excellence in four categories: community planning, historic preservation, affordable housing design, and cooperative public/private efforts. The awards are presented in partnership with the American Planning Association, the American Institute of Architects, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Best in American Living Competition.
Step Up on 5th (Step Up) is a bright new spot in downtown Santa Monica. The new building provides a home, support services, and rehabilitation for the homeless and mentally disabled population, with its 46 studio apartments of permanent affordable housing and ground level commercial/retail space and subterranean parking. More >>