Goldrich Kest received the National Affordable Housing Management Association's Community of Quality Award for its Acacia Villa Apartments in Garden Grove, which caters to low-income and/or disabled seniors 62+. It was honored for providing clean and safe housing and offering myriad activities.
Culver City, United States - October 19, 2020 /PressCable/ —
A Garden Grove apartment complex that caters to low-income and/or disabled seniors 62+ has earned top honors from the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA.) Owned and managed by Goldrich Kest, Acacia Villa Apartments received the Community of Quality Award for providing clean and safe housing and offering myriad activities to keep its residents active, engaged and intellectually stimulated, announced Goldrich Kest CEO Mike Drandell
“The Community of Quality Award recognizes the achievements of affordable housing providers who offer outstanding properties for families of modest means,” said NAHMA Executive Director Kris Cook, CAE., who added that honorees are also acknowledged for going above and beyond what is required by law to provide essential programs and services for its residents.
Situated near Disneyland, Garden Grove’s historic Main Street and the world-famous Crystal Cathedral, Acacia Villa is an affordable rental housing community consisting of one-bedroom units with balconies or patios, a fitness area with a pool table and exercise equipment, and a recreation room with ping pong and bingo. In addition to offering myriad classes, the activities director takes residents on excursions to local shopping destinations and other points of interest to keep them happy and engaged.
Said Drandrell of the award, “Goldrich Kest is proud to receive this great honor that recognizes all we do for our senior residents. We have a long history of providing senior housing with the goal of exceeding the expectations of our residents. Receiving this award helps validate our efforts.
NAHMA is the leading voice for affordable housing management, advocating on behalf of multifamily property managers and owners whose mission is to provide quality affordable housing. NAHMA supports legislative and regulatory policy that promotes the development and preservation of decent and safe affordable housing, is a vital resource for technical education and information and fosters strategic relations between government and industry. NAHMA’s membership represents 75 percent of the affordable housing industry, and includes its most distinguished multifamily owners and management companies.
Recognized as one of the nation’s most successful real estate companies, Goldrich Kest is a privately owned family-run business that can trace its origins back more than 60 years to two entrepreneurs, Jona Goldrich and Sol Kest, who parlayed their meager savings into an empire. Today, their descendants, known within the company as “G2: The Next Generation,” continue to build upon the eponymous company’s ever-expanding portfolio of residential, commercial, industrial and retail projects. Among them are 122 apartment buildings with 13,544 units, 5 marinas with 2,139 slips, 24 senior living facilities with 4,248 beds, and, scattered throughout the US, more than 6 million square feet of non-residential space. Dozens of their apartment buildings accommodate low-income families and Goldrich Kest offers free after-school and summer programs to keep its young residents engaged and eager to learn. For more information about the company, visit goldrichkest.com.
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