Green Affordable Housing: Wapiti Commons

Date: 1/1/2021 - 5/31/2021

Green Affordable Housing: Wapiti Commons

Student Researcher: Srishti Murugan

Client: Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley
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Wapiti Commons in Rifle, Colorado, is a for-sale affordable housing project with 18 units. This community includes eight quadplex flats for seniors and ten duplex townhomes for working families. This project aims to make these homes affordable to families earning 80% of the AMI while aiming for NetZero emissions by maximizing energy-efficient construction methods such as Passive Solar technology and Photovoltaic panel installation, thus ensuring long-term affordability and sustainability.


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Denver, CO 80202


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