Homeownership: Encouraging New Construction

Recognizes programs that best encourage the new construction of affordable ownership housing.

Judging Criteria

Homeownership entries will be judged on the degree to which they:

  • Are innovative
  • Are replicable
  • Respond to an important state housing need
  • Use data, research, and analysis to demonstrate measurable benefits to HFA targeted customers and underserved markets
  • Have a proven track record of success in the marketplace
  • Provide benefits that outweigh costs
  • Demonstrate effective use of resources
  • Effectively employ partnerships
  • Achieve strategic objectives

If you have questions, please email awards@ncsha.org or call 202-624-7710.

2017 Winner


2017 Entries

Illinois Housing Development Authority:
Habitat for Humanity Illinois: Building Impact Program

Assisting Habitat for Humanity program that builds and rehabs houses for low-income families.

A Home in the City — Olmsted Green

Mixed-income development brings much-needed new, affordable homeownership construction to the heart of Boston.

Nebraska Investment Finance Authority:
NHR and NIFA Housing Production Partnership

A unique partnership that has created opportunities for first-time homebuyers in Lincoln, Nebraska.