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.

2018 Winner

Delaware State Housing Authority

2018 Entries

Delaware State Housing Authority:
Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund

Program will lead to homeownership for 180+ families while rejuvenating blighted neighborhoods.

District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency:
Building Housing Affordable to Washington, D.C.’s Workforce – Housing Investment Platform

Private and public partnership model builds affordable housing homeownership community and economic opportunities in Washington, D.C.

Nebraska Investment Finance Authority:
NHR and NIFA Housing Production Partnership

A robust partnership between Nebraska Housing Resources (NHR) and NIFA that is creating new opportunities for home buyers.