Legislative Advocacy: State Advocacy

Recognizes agencies demonstrating the most efficient, effective, and creative use of resources to achieve state legislative objectives.

Judging Criteria

Legislative Advocacy entries will be judged on the degree to which they:

  • Advance the overall mission of the agency
  • Are innovative
  • Are replicable
  • Demonstrate coalition building
  • Forge effective relationships with state and/or federal legislators
  • Achieve strategic objectives
  • Anticipate, identify, and prioritize legislative issues
  • Reach target audiences
  • Employ analytical skills to anticipate and identify the potential ramifications of issues
  • Provide benefits that outweigh costs
  • Demonstrate effective use of resources

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

2013 Winner

2013 Entries

Delaware State Housing Authority:
Delaware State Housing Authority

Illinois Housing Development Authority:
Illinois Housing Development Authority

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development:
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

Michigan State Housing Development Authority:
Michigan State Housing Development Authority

North Dakota Housing Finance Agency:
North Dakota Housing Finance Agency

Rhode Island Housing (Winner):
Rhode Island Housing (Winner)

Washington State Housing Finance Commission:
Washington State Housing Finance Commission