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Echo Ridge Wins 2012 Ad Astra Award for Special Achievement in Housing Development

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Ad Astra AwardMANHATTAN - The Kansas Housing Conference is pleased to announce that Echo Ridge in Topeka received the 2012 Ad Astra Award for Special Achievement in Housing Development – Urban. The award honors the 66-unit affordable housing development for incorporating numerous state-of-the-art green building practices, a playground, walking paths, individual and shared gardens and a community center. Funding for Echo Ridge included $10 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Public Housing Capital Fund Recovery Competition Program, an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act initiative and $5 million in federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC). Read more (Download PDF) »