Building Communities. Fulfilling Dreams

2016

  • Congratulatory Presidential Greeting from President Obama presented to John F. Mealey as a tribute to his career .
  • California Honorable Senator Barbara Boxer presented to John F. Mealey as a tribute to his career.
  • Congressional Record presented by Honorable Congressman Rual Ruiz, M.D. to John F. Maeley.
  • California Senate Resolution presented by Honorable Jeff Stone, Pharm.D. to John F. Mealey
  • California Legislature Assembly Resolution presented by Honorable Eduardo Garcia to John F. Mealey.
  • California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition presented by Honorable Jose Medina to John F. Mealey
  • County of Riverside Board Supervisors Proclamation Honoring John F. Mealey on The Occasion Of His Retirement.

2015

  • William French Award presented to John F Mealey, by Rural Community Assistance Corporation.
  • Golden Nugget Merit Award, In Recognition of Excellence for Villa Hermosa Apartments.
  • Water Conservation Award, presented by Coachella Water Authority to Coachella Community Homes.
  • California State Senate Certificate of Recognition, presented by State Senator Richard D. Roth.
  • Riverside County Certificate of Recognition, presented by Board of Supervisors.
  • California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition, presented by Assemblyman Brian Nestande.
  • California State Senate Certificate of Recognition, presented by State Senator Jeff Stone.
  • Supreme Court of the United States Recognition, Presented by Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

2014

  • Certificate of Congressional Recognition, presented by Congressman Raul Ruiz.
  • Riverside County Certificate of Recognition, presented by Board of Supervisors.
  • California State Senate Certificate of Recognition, presented by State Senator Richard D. Roth.
  • California State Senate Certificate of Recognition, presented by State Senator Jeff Stone.

2012

  • Residential Architect's Affordable Housing Merit Award, Rosa Gardens Apartments, Palm Springs - for thoughtful site plan and sustainability.
  • Gold Nugget/Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) Award of Merit, Fred Young Farm Worker Apartments, Indio. Sun Country Builders.
  • Southern California Association of Government (SCAG) Compass Bluepoint Award for Excellence, Wolff Waters Place Apartments, La Quinta - for livability, mobility, prosperity and sustainability.
  • Affordable Housing Finance Magazine's Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers.
  • Riverside County Board of Supervisors Proclamation, presented in honor of the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition’s 30th Anniversary.

 

2011

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy Star Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing.
  • Green Builder Magazine Best Affordable Project Award, Wolff Waters Place Apartments, La Quinta. U.S.
  • Congressional Special Recognition, presented by Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack. California State Senate
  • Certificate of Recognition, presented by State Senator Juan Vargas. California State Senate Certificate of Recognition,
  • presented by State Senator Bill Emerson. California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition, presented by Assemblyman Brian Nestande.
  • Riverside County Board of Supervisors Special Recognition, presented by Supervisor John Benoit.

2010

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star for Homes Leadership in Housing Award.
  • The Gas Company Award of Excellence, Valencia Self Help Subdivision, Coachella.
  • Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing (SCANPH) Homes Within Reach Award Honorable Mention, Wolff Waters Place Apartments, La Quinta.
  • Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Rural LISC) names John F. Mealey “one of The Gang of Five,” honoring the leaders of five California community development corporations.
  • U.S. Congressional Special Recognition, presented by Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack.
  • California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition, presented by Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez.
  • Riverside County Board of Supervisors Special Recognition presented by Supervisor John Benoit for Wolff Waters Place Apartments, La Quinta and Paseo de los Heroes II, Mecca.

 

2009

  • Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing (SCANPH) Homes Within Reach Award for Project of the Year Homeownership, Rancho Cielo Self Help Subdivision, Coachella.
  • U.S. Congressional Special Recognition, presented by Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack.
  • California State Senate Certificate of Recognition, presented by State Denise Moreno Ducheny.
  • California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition, presented by Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez.
  • California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition, presented by Assemblyman Brian Nestande.

 

2008

  • Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing (SCANPH) Homes Within Reach Award for Developer of the Year, Coachella Valley Housing Coalition.
  • Affordable Housing Finance Magazine's Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers.
  • National Equity Fund Inc. Appreciation Award, Wolff Waters Place Apartments"

 

2007

  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) 2007 Rural LISC Award, Arroyo de Paz Apartments II, Desert Hot Springs – in appreciation for your hard work and dedication to affordable housing.
  • Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing (SCANPH) Affordable Housing Award for Project of the Year Multifamily Rental, Arroyo de Paz Apartments I & II, Desert Hot Springs.
  • Hyder & Co. Certificate of Recognition for "Building successful vibrant housing for low income families."
  • U.S. Congressional Special Recognition, presented by Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack.
  • California State Special Recognition presented by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger - for Arroyo de Paz Apartments I & II, Desert Hot Springs.
  • California State Senate Certificate of Recognition, presented by Denise Moreno Ducheny.
  • Riverside County Board of Supervisors Special Recognition, presented by Supervisor Roy Wilson.
  • City of Coachella Proclamation designating October 4, 2007, Coachella Valley Housing Coalition Day, presented by Mayor Eduardo Garcia and City Council.

 

2006

  • Fannie Mae Foundation James J. Johnson National Fellowship Award, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • California Association of Nonprofits (CAN) Excellence in Leadership Award, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • Bank of America Neighborhood Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement.
  • Housing Assistance Council (HAC) Friend of HAC Award.
  • National Equity Fund, Inc. Special Recognition Award.
  • California State Assembly Recognition - President's Council on Service & Civic Participation Award.

 

2005

  • Bank of America Neighborhood Builder Award for Neighborhood Excellence Initiative.
  • First 5 Riverside Special Recognition Award for “CVHC’s commitment to child care.”
  • Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) Mike Sviridoff Leadership Award, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • Community Action Partnership “The Seeds to Trees” Success Story Award.
  • Desert Business Achievement Awards Non-Profit of the Year.
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Pioneer in Excellence Award, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • National Association of Realtors HOPE Award for Project of the Year.
  • International Hispanic Awards and La Prensa Hispania Newspaper Sol Azteca Affordable Housing Leadership Award, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • Housing and Urban Development Secretary's Award for Excellence, Las Mariposas Self Help Subdivision, Coachella.

2004

  • NeighborWorks America and Harvard University Kennedy School of Business Achieving Excellence Award and Fellowship, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • California Reinvestment Coalition Tiger Award, presented to John F. Mealey for "Ferocious Community Activism."
  • Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing (SCANPH) Affordable Housing Awards, Multi-Family Rental Project of the Year, Villas Oscar Romero Apartments, Mecca.

2003

  • Fair Housing Council of Riverside County Champions of Justice Award presented
  • The University of Southern California and the Hispanic Latino Tobacco Education Network Award for Excellence, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • Fair Housing Council of Riverside County Inc. Champions of Justice Award, presented to John F. Mealey.
  • California Reinvestment Coalition Tiger Award, presented to John F. Mealey for "Ferocious Community Activism."

2002

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Self Help Housing Conference, First Runner-Up for Best Self-Help House.

2001

  • Self Help Housing Conference First Runner-Up for Best Self Help House.
  • Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing (SCANPH) Affordable Housing Awards, Non-Profit Development of the Year, presented for Las Mariposas Mutual Self-Help subdivision, Coachella.
  • Food for All Chandler Memorial Award Las Casas II Apartments, Coachella - for a thriving Community Gardens Program.

2000

  • Fannie Mae Foundation Maxwell Awards of Excellence Finalist, Casas San Miguel de Allende Apartments, Cathedral City.
  • Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s House Plan Contest First Place Award.
  • Fannie Mae Foundation Maxwell Awards of Excellence Finalist, Desert Garden Apartments, Indio.
  • Coachella Valley Mexican American Chamber of Commerce (CVMACC) Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Best in American Living Secretary’s Platinum Award for Excellence, Las Mariposas Mutual Self Help subdivision, Coachella. Sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders & Professional Builders.

1999

  • California Reinvestment Committee Tiger Award, presented to Executive Director John F. Mealey.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Best Practices Award.

1998

  • Fannie Mae Foundation Maxwell Awards of Excellence Finalist, Vista Del Sol Mutual Self-Help subdivision, Coachella.

1996

  • Fannie Mae Foundation Maxwell Awards of Excellence Finalist for Vista del Sol Mutual Self Help subdivision, Coachella.
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Economic & Community Development Series Commendation

1995

  • The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Cabrillo Chapter Citation Award for Excellence in Design, Tlaquepaque Apartments, Coachella.
  • Fannie Mae Foundation Maxwell Awards of Excellence Finalist, Tlaquepaque Apartments, Coachella.

 

1994

  • Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH) Affordable Housing Awards, Project of the Year Award, Tlaquepaque Apartments, Coachella.
  • Riverside County Department of Education Innovative Community Effort Award.
  • Great Western Bank’s Great Western Housing Award.

1993

  • Builder Magazine Merit Award, Coyote Run Apartments, Palm Springs.
  • Inland Empire Design Institute Award for Design Excellence, Coyote Run Apartments, Palm Springs.
  • The American Planning Association California Chapter, Inland Empire Section, Planning Project Award, Coyote Run Apartments, Palm Springs.

1992

  • Riverside County American Planning Association, Advocacy Planning Award.

1991

  • City of Coachella Special Recognition Award.
  • State of California Department of Housing and Community Development Special Recognition.
  • California/Nevada Community Action Agency Association Special Recognition Award.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Special Recognition Award.