Ruby Awards

2014 Ruby Awards
Each spring, SDHF recognizes the “best of the best” in the affordable housing industry.  The Annual Ruby Awards Event recognizes individuals and housing developments for their exceptional contributions to serving the community.

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, three hundred people packed the Market Creek Events and Venue last Thursday to celebrate excellence in affordable housing and community development in 2013.

Stephen Russell emceed the event that honored several outstanding affordable housing communities and professionals. Individually, finalists and winners accomplished exceptional achievements in 2013 and collectively, the impact of the affordable housing field in San Diego was tremendous!

  • Building or preserving nearly 800 homes, where over half of these were dedicated for seniors, young adults transitioning out of foster care, and individuals who live with mental and physical disabilities.
  • Building sustainably and to the highest standards of environmental stewardship -saving energy, water, and materials.
  • Supporting family well-being and financial sustainability, by enriching the lives of thousands of residents with programs including financial literacy classes, afterschool programs, computer classes, job skills building, leadership development, and community gardens for homegrown organic produce and creation of healthy lifestyles.
  • Catalyzing over $130 million of local economic activity that was invested in our region – strengthening our economy and our future with jobs and opportunities.

The San Diego Housing Federation is honored to recognize all of the winners and finalists of the 2014 Ruby Awards.  Visit the Federation’s Facebook Fan Page to see photos from the event.