Salishan Gardens boasts one of the smartest designs of any affordable housing community in the nation.
This 55-apartment community in Tacoma, Washington, was lauded for its quality and style even before it opened in mid-2011. The community blends Craftsman-style architecture with the wooded ambiance of the Pacific Northwest. A key component of the Salishan neighborhoods ongoing $225 million revitalization, Salishan Gardens is a green-friendly building with a host of energy-saving features. Amenities include an exercise room, fully stocked library and a community room with something for everyone.