2017 Winner: Wyoming Community Development Authority
2017 Annual Award Entries
- Delaware State Housing Authority
Pre-Purchase Homeownership Education and Coaching
DSHA program assists residents who are not ready for housing counseling with personal financial coaching.
- Kentucky Housing Corporation
Home Buyer Tax Credit Promotion
This guide explains the steps of the home buyer tax credit process.
- Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Maryland SmartBuy: Affordable Homeownership for Buyers with Student Debt
Maryland SmartBuy helps eligible home buyers pay off their student loan debt while purchasing a home.
MassHousing’s Operation Welcome Home Program
The Operation Welcome Home loan program helps veterans in Massachusetts achieve the dream of homeownership.
- Minnesota Housing
Lender Search – Connecting More Than 40,000 Consumers to Minnesota Housing Lenders
This online tool connected more than 40,000 consumers to our lender partners in just the first year.
- New York State Housing Finance Agency
Graduate to Homeownership Program
Low-interest mortgages for recent college graduates purchasing a home in Upstate New York.
- Ohio Housing Finance Agency
Empowering New Buyers with Enhanced Educational Offerings
Enhanced training for real estate agents and mortgage lenders.
- Rhode Island Housing
FirstHomes100+: Purchase/Rehab Loan
Meeting the needs of first-time buyers when inventory is tight and homes need repair.
- Tennessee Housing Development Agency
Working Smarter for Greater Impact
Pinpoint focus to ZIP codes will maximize impact of Hardest Hit Fund downpayment program.
- Vermont Housing Finance Agency
Using State Housing Tax Credits to Fund Down Payment Assistance
Using Vermont-funded housing tax credit proceeds to fund a down payment assistance program.
- Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority
WHEDA Capital Access Advantage Down Payment Assistance
New low-cost second mortgage product designed for buyers in specific markets with high housing needs.
- Wyoming Community Development Authority
The Home$tretch Down Payment Assistance Program is a financially responsible way to aid homeownership efforts.