2017 Winner: Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority
2017 Annual Award Entries
- Delaware State Housing Authority
Strengthening the Downtown Development District Initiative
Efforts to maintain and build strong support among legislators led to a budget increase.
- Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Back to Basics — Grassroots Outreach
Engaging and educating elected officials on affordable housing using a grassroots approach.
- Illinois Housing Development Authority
Saving the Illinois Affordable Housing Tax Credit
Saving the donation tax credit in a very complex political environment.
- Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority
Housing First Program
Housing First Program creates Indiana’s first model to combat homelessness.
MassHousing’s Gateway City Tours
MassHousing meets with Gateway City officials to increase awareness of the agency’s products and programs.
- Minnesota Housing
Minnesota’s Homework Starts with Home Initiative
Minnesota Housing secured a legislative victory to fund housing options for homeless students and families.
- New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
Not Just for the In-laws: NH’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Law
NHHFA helped lead the way to passage of a law requiring NH’s municipalities to allow ADUs.
- Rhode Island Housing
“Vote Yes on 7” $50 Million Housing Bond
Strategic and coordinated campaign results in successful passage of $50 million state housing bond.
- Tennessee Housing Development Agency
Codes Enforcement Bill
THDA’s efforts ended a codes enforcement law stand-off that jeopardized housing funds.