C&S Design & Engineering is an established firm with over thirty years of experience.  With the recent addition of framework design, inc, a fifteen year-old design-build firm, we have created a robust multi-disciplinary practice with nationwide experience.  In partnership with Black Wolf Construction, a minority-owned business, we provide a team of architects, engineers, inspectors, general contracting and administrative staff who provide a unique set of skills and perspective to our projects. The integration of services and decades of combined experience is a new benefit we are excited to offer.


We bring an in-depth knowledge of the tax credit program to our projects, which should be a defining factor when selecting an architect for an affordable housing project.

The unique tax credit requirements set by each state and the funding partnership are critical to the design and budget for an Owner. If these are not properly accounted for from the outset it can cause unnecessary headaches and added cost during construction.


We come to the table as a partner to the team, aware that communication and organization is of the utmost importance to create a smooth process from funding acquisition, through design and construction completion.

Our Expertise:

  • 30 plus combined years of Residential and Commercial Design, Education and Project Management with a specialization in Tax Credit Work

  • Project Management experience includes the coordination of clients, consultants, contractors, investors and public housing entities, from early

  • Project planning though design, construction administration, and contract closeout

  • Proforma writing and development

  • Organized and efficient management of project contract administration and supervision

  • Knowledge of ADA, ANSI, and the International Code Suite including the IBC and IRC

  • Use of CBC, WHEDA, MFA, UHC, WSHFC, MSHDA and more, QAP and tax credit program requirements

  • Familiar with managing multiple funding sources: low income housing, new markets and historic tax credits, AHP and ICDBG grants

Tax Credit Experience:

  - Federal, State, & Local Housing 

    Programs
  - Single-Family & Multi-Family

    Affordable Housing
  - Historic Tax Credits (Adaptive Reuse)
  - Senior Housing

Design and project management in excess of 600 units, or $100 million in tax credit equity, contributing to the new construction and rehab of affordable housing, community, administration, and supportive services space

 


Licensed to practice architecture in 19 states & counting

Granger Apartments

​acquisition . rehab

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National City, California

Purchase:  $31,750,000

Construction Cost:  $7,482,468

Existing apartment building rehabs with new community center and manager apartment

La Villa Puente

​acquisition . rehab

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La Puente, California

Purchase:  $34,000,000

Construction Cost:  $10,491,056

Existing apartment building rehabs with new community center and manager apartment

Bayshore Towers Apartments | Granger Apartments | Lakeview Terrace Apartments | La Villa Puente | Osler Estates | Park Place Residences | Park Western Estates | Red Cliff Rehab I & II | Vivienda Moderna

C&S  Design & Engineering with framework design, inc.

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